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Games Research Topic

Throughout this course one topic that has been a serious interest to me is incorporating games in education. Gaming in education is also something that has been brought up in past classes that I have taken in the past and something that I have thought about myself. What I would like to figure out is whether or not incorporating games into education would be a good thing or a bad thing (for the short term and long term education of students). I think that this is a very important topic because using games in education could have a huge impact on the experience that students have in schools. In McGonigal’s book the one thing that really interested me was Quest to Learn and to start I would like to look further into this school so that I can get a deeper idea of what this school is all about. I would like to see what people besides McGonigal think about this school. After this I will do some more widespread research on the negative and positive effects that researchers think using gaming in education would have.

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  1. those of you who are interested in gaming and education should certainly check out the work of James Paul Gee.

    Posted by Alex Reid | June 13, 2013, 12:13 pm

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