What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy PDF ePub eBook

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What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy free pdf James Paul Gee begins his new book with "I want to talk about video games - yes, even violent video games and say some positive things about them". With this beginning, one of America's most well respected professors of education looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. Gee is interested in the cognitive development that can occur when someone is trying to escape a maze, find a hidden treasure and, even, blasting away an enemy with a high powered rifle. Talking about his own video gaming experience learning and using games as diverse as Lara Croft and Arcanum, Gee looks at major specific cognitive activities: how individuals develop a sense of identity, how one grasps meaning, how one evaluates and follows a command, how one picks a role model and how one perceives the world. This book takes up a new electronic method of education and shows the positive upside it has for learning. The audience for this book will be parents and teachers interested in finding out just what the hell is going on in their son or daughter's head while they're playing video games.

About James Paul Gee

JAMES PAUL GEE is one of the most well-known professors of education in the United States. He teaches at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and is the author of several books.

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Author : James Paul Gee
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 10 May 2003
ISBN : 1403961697
EAN : 9781403961693
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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