Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software

Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software

by Mizuko Ito

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Engineering Play: A Cultural History of Children's Software by Mizuko Ito

How the influential industry that produced such popular games as Oregon Trail and KidPix emerged from experimental efforts to use computers as tools in child-centered learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780262291552
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 10/30/2009
Series: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Digital Media and Learning
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Mizuko Ito is a cultural anthropologist who studies new media use, particularly among young people, in Japan and the United States, and a Professor in Residence at the University of California Humanities Research Institute.

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