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Mobile learning with location-aware, augmented-reality business games - Ako Aotearoa

Mobile learning with location-aware, augmented-reality business games - Ako Aotearoa | Games & learning | Scoop.it
An open-source, location-aware business game improves student engagement and contributes to the practicality of mobile learning.

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Serious Games: Fad or Future? | SERIOUS GAMES MARKET

Serious Games: Fad or Future? | SERIOUS GAMES MARKET | Games & learning | Scoop.it
Wouter Grove CEO of Gamechangers Pty Ltd, a Serious Games consultancy based in Cape Town, is especially interested in the intersection of the trends of ubiquitous gaming, ubiquitous computing and social networks and has recently written an article...

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Game Based Learning – Start Here. | The Playable Classroom

Game Based Learning – Start Here. | The Playable Classroom | Games & learning | Scoop.it
This post presents there ares of consideration, and what to consider when thinking about using a computer or video game as the technological environment for game based learning. It might help you think of how to evaluate ...

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Futurelab - Projects Archive - Teaching with Games

Futurelab - Projects Archive - Teaching with Games | Games & learning | Scoop.it
Teaching with Games is a year-long project investigating the place of mainstream commercial computer games in the classroom.

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Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going

Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going | Games & learning | Scoop.it
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. –William Butler Yeats
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Deconstruct the fun in any good game, and it becomes clear that what makes it enjoyable is the built-in learning process.

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Ten reasons why game based learning works in education | connectED

Ten reasons why game based learning works in education | connectED | Games & learning | Scoop.it

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10 Books for Reading to Level Up on Game-Based Learning

10 Books for Reading to Level Up on Game-Based Learning | Games & learning | Scoop.it
What books have you read for game-based learning? Which one would you like to recommend for others? Here is a list of the most mentioned books in articles of game-based learning.

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Trends | Infographic: Apps and Education

Trends | Infographic: Apps and Education | Games & learning | Scoop.it
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Trends | Infographic: Apps and Education

Posted on September 5, 2012


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Do Educational Video Games Actually Work?

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As video games become increasingly popular tools in the classroom, it begs the question: Do educational video games actually work?

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cheyann keith's curator insight, February 21, 2014 12:49 PM

from what i see they do 

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How Computer Games Help Children Learn | MindShift

How Computer Games Help Children Learn | MindShift | Games & learning | Scoop.it

“In playing games, [students] are doing explicitly, openly and socially what as adults they will do tacitly, privately and personally.”


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Derek's Blog » Game-based learning handbook

Game based learning handbook


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Future Learning: Ntiedo Etuk

Why can't learning algebra and chemistry be as fun and addictive as playing a video game? Ntiedo Etuk, founder and CEO of Tabula Digita, is developing tools ...

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