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Games as Effective Learning Tools

Source: eLearning Resources and News

Games (not only video games) can be effective learning tools. The adaptive nature of many gaming environments mimics real life – we make a decision and it changes things, which means our next decision is based on an altered environment. Many learning approaches often fail to capture the “altered state” because decisions are made in a vacuum. Games change as we change. Gaming for Education is a wonderful collection of games, research, books, and web sites.

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This entry was posted on February 17, 2006 by in Instructional Technology.

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