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Ideas for an immersive language learning video game? - Yahoo!7 Answers

Ideas for an immersive language learning video game? - Yahoo!7 Answers | Digital Play | Scoop.it

If you were to play a language learning video game based around learning a language by immersion in your target language's country, what would it feature? What would be the game's storyline? How would it get more difficult as the game progresses? How could you ensure the player is actually learning as he/she goes?

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Best Selling Educational iPad Game Didakto is Now on Sale

Best Selling Educational iPad Game Didakto is Now on Sale | Digital Play | Scoop.it

Didakto is a fun and educational game for school age kids (4-12).

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Delta Teacher Development Series - Digital Play | Delta Publishing - English Language Teaching

Delta Teacher Development Series - Digital Play | Delta Publishing - English Language Teaching | Digital Play | Scoop.it

- Guidance on taking on the challenge of the digital revolution.

 

- Insight into how learners engage with gaming outside the classroom.


- Advice and activities for effectively bringing the world of gaming inside the classroom.

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Games + Learning for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Games + Learning for Higher Education | Scoop.it | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Boldly going where no educator has gone before: the confluence of games, learning, and pedagogy for higher education.
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Game On: Video Games and Education, Together at Last

Game On: Video Games and Education, Together at Last | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Education Nation is a nationally broadcast, in-depth conversation about improving education in America.
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The Escapist : Forums : Off-topic Discussion : The future of edugaming.

The Escapist : Forums : Off-topic Discussion : The future of edugaming. | Digital Play | Scoop.it
The mouthpiece of the gaming generation, The Escapist aims to capture and celebrate the contemporary video gaming lifestyle and the diverse global video game culture by way of in-depth features, thought provoking articles and relevant columns...
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Enhancing student motivation and academic performance with Video Games-Based Learning: a practical approach. (Jose Luis Soler) - Academia.edu

Enhancing student motivation and academic performance with Video Games-Based Learning: a practical approach. (Jose Luis Soler) - Academia.edu | Digital Play | Scoop.it

Research directed at obtaining scientific evidence that links using video games in the classroom with academic performance and motivation of students.

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Video games teach kids 'new literacy': Do you buy it?

Video games teach kids 'new literacy': Do you buy it? | Digital Play | Scoop.it

Are video games really the anti-books?  A new article on PBS's Mediashift web portal presents a different argument: our definition of literacy is outdated. Kids may be learning a "new literacy" through playing video games.

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TEDxBloomington -- Edward Castronova -- "Be A Gamer"

Edward Castronova, Professor of Telecommunications at Indiana University, is a founder of scholarly online game studies and an expert on the societies of vir...
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Games Improve Knowledge Retention by 9%

Games Improve Knowledge Retention by 9% | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Mobile devices feel like a gaming console to many individuals, whether they be adults or children. Perhaps teachers should consider taking advantage of this, rather than dismissing games as not worthy of their time or ineffective…the data proves otherwise.
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Technology camp builds app-titude - Technology - NewsObserver.com

Technology camp builds app-titude - Technology - NewsObserver.com | Digital Play | Scoop.it
In a dimmed room where rows of computers replace ropes courses, campers spend hours learning how to create iPhone apps, designing video games, and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow gamers.
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Alice.org

Alice.org | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web.
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Language learning: Researchers use video games to crack the speech code

Language learning: Researchers use video games to crack the speech code | Digital Play | Scoop.it
When we speak, our enunciation and pronunciation of words and syllables fluctuates and varies from person to person. Given this, how do infants decode all of the spoken sounds they hear to learn words and meanings?
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MIDDLEBURY INTERACTIVE LANGUAGES WINS SERIOUS PLAY AWARD

MIDDLEBURY INTERACTIVE LANGUAGES WINS SERIOUS PLAY AWARD | Digital Play | Scoop.it

Middlebury Interactive Languages (MIL), the leader in providing superior world language programs for pre-college students, this week was named the winner of a Serious Play conference Bronze award for MiddWorld Online, a web-based 3D virtual world roleplay game.

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Don't Play It, Make It! -- THE Journal

Don't Play It, Make It! -- THE Journal | Digital Play | Scoop.it
A new generation of gamers is not just picking up skills by playing video games--they're learning by designing and creating the games themselves.
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Gamification of Learning

A Presentation on Gamification of Learning by Be Learning. In recent years there has been a huge drive to harness the power of digital gaming in learning.
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Ted Talks | Instructional Design Fusions

Ted Talks | Instructional Design Fusions | Digital Play | Scoop.it

A Video and Article Round-Up: Views on Games for Learning - interesting videos and articles that discuss games for learning (james Paul Gee, Tom Chatfield, Constance Steinkuehler, Amy Jo Kim . . .)

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The Next Stage of Edugaming

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A blogger's view on the direction edugaming needs to take in order to be more compatible, acceptable and integrated within education

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Bergen Community College’s School of Continuing Education Offers Summer Camps - The Paramus Post - News and Lifestyle Webzine

Bergen Community College’s School of Continuing Education Offers Summer Camps - The Paramus Post - News and Lifestyle Webzine | Digital Play | Scoop.it

The courses on offer include the opportunity to use templates to learn video game design by modifying existing games or creating brand new games. Students will create characters, graphics, music and sound using software and simple coding.

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Gaming Education Reform: Put Down Your Pencils and Play

Gaming Education Reform: Put Down Your Pencils and Play | Digital Play | Scoop.it
The popularity and increasing innovation of video game play is providing a new and surprisingly fresh framework for policy discussions about education reform.
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On Winning - The Total Learner Experience

On Winning - The Total Learner Experience | Digital Play | Scoop.it
“Training” and “competition” are not usually words that are associated with each other. However, competition is an innate motivator and humans by nature enjoy winning.
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Cool Site of the Day: Learn Languages With a Game

Cool Site of the Day: Learn Languages With a Game | Digital Play | Scoop.it
There are many reasons to learn a new language. Maybe you're going to do some traveling. You may need to learn a language for your job. Or maybe you're doing it for fun.
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Download Manager

Download Manager | Digital Play | Scoop.it
Generate your own SCORM compliant interactive Flash learning games. Menu item Freely available for not-for-profit use - download from the forum or play an example game [from ReviseICT.co.uk]
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