Saturday, October 10, 2009

Games and Teaching

Just as a remark, I'd like to put two links here that deal with the subject of using games in learning and teaching. I see an enormous potential, but I'd like to dive in a bit more before getting to conclusions. Please comment in case you have some idea or other references:
A book about it Games and simulations in online learning: research and development frameworks
An article discussing the fear of games:
Another great one:

Now, some focus on useful games:

Another great example of using games is showing abuse felt by some people and letting the whole world know about it. I personally enjoyed the idea of Darfur is Dying. Check the cool game here.

It seems Channel 4 has some experience in it:
There's an article about it here:

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