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Games for Learning – Taking Fun Seriously

November 12, 2012

An excellent presentation from the DevLearn2010 Conference on substituting online courses for games.  In reality, could be applied in many different settings, units, and lessons.

What can games do?  Here’s the short list:

  1. They give learners choice.
  2. Supported by cognitive psychology.
  3. Sometimes it’s good to fail.
  4. Immerses the learning in context.


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