Gaming Readings & Resources

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Readings

[Readings available from the “Protected Readings,” password required]

The MindShift Guide to Digital Games & Learning

Gee, J.P. (2007) Good video games + good learning : collected essays on video games, learning, and literacy. Chapter 4: Good video games, the human mind, and good learning. New York : Peter Lang. pp. 22-44.

Bell, A., & Gresalfi, M. (2017). Teaching with Videogames: How Experience Impacts Classroom Integration. Technology, Knowledge & Learning22(3), 513-526.

Ertmer, P. A., Ottenbreit-Leftwich, A. T., Sadik, O., Sendurur, E., & Sendurur, P. (2012). Teacher beliefs and technology integration practices: A critical relationship. Computers & Education, 59(2), 423–435.

Straub, E. T. (2009). Understanding technology adoption: Theory and future directions for informal learning. Review of educational research, 79(2), 625–649.

Gershenfeld, A. (2014). Mind Games. Scientific American, 310(2), 54-59.

Game-Based Learning | Get tips, techniques, and tools that apply the principles of game design to the learning process — a dynamic way to engage learners and help educators assess learning —  Edutopia

Richard, G. (2017). Video Games, Gender, Diversity, and Learning as Cultural Practice. Educational Technology57(2), 36-43.

Video Games and Learning | MindShift – KQED

Will, M. (2017). Do Digital Learning Games Improve Young Students’ Mathematics Skills?. Education Week36(31), 10-11.


James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

Teaching with Games: GLPC Case Study: Lisa

Schools Use Games for Learning and Assessment

Watch this video of Super Mario Brothers to observe some of James Gees principles in action! (Credit Eric Schuman for making this connection).

Twitter video on integrating Twitter

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