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College finding virtual reality, games the right answer for learning

College finding virtual reality, games the right answer for learning | Gaming for engagement and learning | Scoop.it
You know those video games that parents claim will turn children's brains into mush? Well, it turns out — and you might want to keep this news from the kiddos — that such fears may not exactly be true.
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Game on: New lab is place to play, research video games

Game on: New lab is place to play, research video games | Gaming for engagement and learning | Scoop.it
Game on: New lab is place to play, research video games
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The serious side of gaming : UMNews : University of Minnesota

The serious side of gaming : UMNews : University of Minnesota | Gaming for engagement and learning | Scoop.it

The U’s School of Nursing is working to develop a host of web-based, interactive games to aid in education and training.


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Sandra Madelung's curator insight, March 14, 2014 5:44 PM

Some applicable uses to investigate.

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The Awesome Power of Gaming in Higher Education

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EDUCAUSE 2013 welcomes Jane McGonigal and considers the potential of games in education.
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James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

The gaming expert shares insights into why video games are such effective learning tools.


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Ryan's curator insight, November 30, 11:22 PM

James Paul Gee is a visionary for learning with video games. I strongly suggest educators to watch.