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July 3, 2014 | Volume 9 | Issue 20
Table of Contents
How Games Teach
Copyright 2013 by Coursera
Arizona State professor and noted expert on game-based learning design James Paul Gee discusses 13 learning principles that games use to "hook people on learning and engage them for the long haul." These principles fit into three categories:
This is how games teach, says Gee. As teachers decide what kind of learning they want to achieve, games can be one of many tools to draw on for deep, problem-based, learner-empowered learning.
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