Download e-book for kindle: Connected Gaming: What Making Video Games Can Teach Us about by Yasmin B. Kafai,Quinn Burke,Constance Steinkuehler

By Yasmin B. Kafai,Quinn Burke,Constance Steinkuehler

ISBN-10: 0262035375

ISBN-13: 9780262035378

Over the decade, games designed to educate educational content material have extended. scholars can know about Newtonian physics from a video game or prep for access into the military. An emphasis at the instructionist method of gaming, besides the fact that, has overshadowed the constructionist technique, within which scholars study by way of designing their very own video games themselves. during this booklet, Yasmin Kafai and Quinn Burke speak about the tutorial advantages of constructionist gaming -- coding, collaboration, and creativity -- and the stream from "computational pondering" towards "computational participation." Kafai and Burke aspect to contemporary advancements that help a shift to video game making from video game taking part in, together with the sport industry's reputation, or even promoting, of "modding" and the expansion of a DIY tradition. Kafai and Burke convey that student-designed video games educate not just such technical talents as programming but additionally educational topics. Making video games additionally teaches collaboration, as scholars often paintings in groups to provide content material after which percentage their video games with in school or with others on-line. but Kafai and Burke do not suggest forsaking instructionist for constructionist techniques. particularly, they argue for a extra finished, inclusive proposal of hooked up gaming within which either making and gaming play a part.

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