Oct 4, 2006

FutureLabs Research: Teaching with Games

This on-line report from FutureLab (UK) provides new information about ways teachers can use interactive games in educational settings:

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Teaching with Games: A one-year project supported by Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Take-Two and ISFE Final report: Using commercial off-the-shelf computer games in formal education
By Richard Sandford, Mary Ulicsak, Keri Facer and Tim Rudd (September 2006)"

The appendix includes a summary of lesson plans.

Additional links from the FutureLab website include a literature review on the topic of games and learning, a games handbook, and the following external links:

Serious Games Interactive
: www.seriousgames.dk
The Education Arcade:
www.educationarcade.org
Serious Games Initiative:
www.seriousgames.org
Room 130:
labweb.education.wisc.edu/room130/index.htm
Games Parents Teachers:
www.gamesparentsteachers.com
Department of Defense Game Developers' Community:
www.dodgamecommunity.com
EdGames:
edweb.sdsu.edu/courses/edtec670
Games For Change:
www.seriousgames.org/gamesforchange
Learning Lab Denmark - Rikke Magnussen's research on science games:www.lld.dk/consortia/learninggames/news/chi2004presentation/en
Serious games entry on Wikipedia:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serious_game
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