Digital Games and Learning: Research and Theory by Nicola Whitton

By Nicola Whitton

In contemporary years, there was turning out to be curiosity within the use of electronic video games to reinforce instructing and studying in any respect academic degrees, from early years via to lifelong studying, in formal and casual settings. The learn of video games and studying, even though, takes a broader view of the connection among video games and studying, and has a various multi-disciplinary heritage.

Digital video games and studying: examine and Theory presents a transparent and concise serious theoretical review of the sphere of electronic video games and studying from a cross-disciplinary viewpoint. bearing in mind examine and idea from components as different as laptop technological know-how, psychology, schooling, neuroscience, and online game layout, this e-book goals to synthesise paintings that's suitable to the examine of video games and studying. It makes a speciality of 4 points of electronic video games: video games as energetic studying environments, video games as motivational instruments, video games as playgrounds, and video games as studying applied sciences, and explores each one of those parts in detail.

This e-book is an important consultant for researchers, designers, lecturers, practitioners, and coverage makers who are looking to higher comprehend the connection among video games and learning.

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