Computer Games and Instruction

Computer Games and Instruction

eBook - 2011
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This collection of 21 articles on video games and education showcases current scholarship in a wide variety of topics related to gaming and games as instructional tools. Beginning with an introduction to the history of computer games, the essays review existing literature on games and education, outline successes and failures in the use of gaming in education, and provide general evaluations of the efficacy of games in classroom and online instruction. No index is provided. Contributors include academics in education and instructional technologies from universities around the world. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Charlotte, N.C. : Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
ISBN: 9781617354106
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 551 pages)
Additional Contributors: Tobias, Sigmund
Fletcher, J. D.


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