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Learning in Real and Virtual Worlds - a book by Lacasa, Pilar

Learning in Real and Virtual Worlds

Commercial Video Games As Educational Tools

Learning in Real and Virtual Worlds( )
Author: Lacasa, Pilar
Foreword by: Jenkins, Henry
Series title:Digital Education and Learning Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $100.00
Book Description:

Packed with critical analysis and real-life examples, this book explores how children's video games can cultivate learning. Lacasa takes several commercial video games and shows how they can be used both in and out of the classroom to teach initiative and problem-solving, encourage creativity, promote literacy, and develop reasoning skills.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
Education / Computers & Technology
Games / Video & Electronic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.67 x 9.68 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:1.133 Pounds

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