Newsletter: Games-Based Learning #1

The latest issue of Computers in Classrooms is now available, with the following games-related articles:

  • It’s not about the game! Dawn Hallybone discusses activities surrounding games to maximise the benefits of games-based learning.
  • Red Mist, the prison-based video game. Jude Ower tells us about a game which is won or lost by the state of your emotions!
  • Creating a game – a positive impact on learning? David Luke reports on research he and colleagues undertook to determine, amongst other things, whether games-based learning disadvantages girls.
  • Games-based learning: a personal view. Mother and computing graduate Amanda Wilson gives her opinion of games-based learning.
  • Battling the barriers of games-based learning. John McLear explains how he set about developing a search engine for educational games.


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  • News from around the world.
  • Quick looks: first impressions of websites and publications.

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