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Choosing and Using Digital Games in the Classroom: A by Katrin Becker

By Katrin Becker

This publication provides an in-depth evaluate of the makes use of of electronic video games in schooling, from K-12 up via post-secondary. starting with a glance on the background of video games in schooling and the context for electronic video games, this e-book publications readers via quite a few equipment of significant online game implementation, together with the Magic Bullet version, which makes a speciality of the player's perspective of the sport event. The e-book additionally comprises equipment of measuring the consequences of video games in schooling and information on growing electronic game-based studying lesson plans.

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This could involve learning by playing games, but it can also involve learning through building games. DGBL uses complete games, usually within a larger learning context. 3 Why Games? 13 game design elements (as opposed to entire games) in a non-game context. This book is not about gamification, but it is important to distinguish between the two as they involve substantially different approaches. DGBL builds learning around whole games, while gamification uses aspects of games and incorporates that into a learning intervention as part of it.

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Are quite challenging, and many people learn to get through them successfully by learning sets of actions (multiple discrimination) through many repetitions.

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