Learning in Real and Virtual Worlds: Commercial Video Games as Educational Tools by P. Lacasa, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Learning in Real and Virtual Worlds: Commercial Video Games as Educational Tools

Learning in Real and Virtual Worlds: Commercial Video Games as Educational Tools

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by P. Lacasa
     
 
Packed with critical analysis and real-life examples, this book explores how children's video games can cultivate learning. Lacasa takes several commercial video games and shows how they can be used both in and out of the classroom to teach initiative and problem-solving, encourage creativity, promote literacy, and develop reasoning skills.

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Packed with critical analysis and real-life examples, this book explores how children's video games can cultivate learning. Lacasa takes several commercial video games and shows how they can be used both in and out of the classroom to teach initiative and problem-solving, encourage creativity, promote literacy, and develop reasoning skills.

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ISBN-13:
9781137312044
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
09/19/2013
Series:
Digital Education and Learning Series
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Author Pilar Lacasa: Pilar Lacasa is Professor of Communication and Education at the University of Alcala, Spain.

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