Grading with Games

I could listen to James Gee all day…

more about “Grading with Games“, posted with vodpod

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  1. #1 by darcymoore on September 2, 2008 - 9:45 pm

    Taa…pinched this for my blog too. We need to talk soon about our ETA thing. Maybe these hols?

  2. #2 by Libbie on September 17, 2008 - 11:02 am

    Whoooaaa.. what this guy has to say is too cool.

  3. #3 by Gus on September 17, 2008 - 11:43 am

    Very interesting and very logical. A little bit of lateral thinking or if anybody has ever owned a kitten and realised that all the playful attacks and wrestling that kittens do is in fact rehearsal for adult life and hunting, it’s not hard to understand that play is education !

    Comments about a baby boomer trying to read the manual first is well; me !…. But as a baby boomer I have competition for my time so game playing is quite a luxury !!!

  4. #4 by kellimcgraw on September 17, 2008 - 3:42 pm

    I know, isn’t he awesome!?
    I have a great book of his, What video games have to teach us about learning and literacy. I especially like his arguments about how education needs to take up some of the strategies used by game developers that encourage mastery learning in users/students. He also criticises learning environments that don’t offer help-on-demand (which games do)…which is one reason why I love blogs and other online learning tools!

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