Game On: Using Digital Games to Transform Teaching, Learning, and Assessment-a practical guide for educators to select and tailor digital games to the PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Nicky Mohan

Game On: Using Digital Games to Transform Teaching, Learning, and Assessment-a practical guide for educators to select and tailor digital games to the

Solution Tree Press
Publication date: November 2016
ISBN: 9781936763986
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

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Discover how digital gaming can improve learning and prepare students for successful futures. The authors—both experienced educators and enthusiastic gamers—contend that students of the 21st century communicate and learn differently than previous generations. By incorporating digital games into lessons, student learning will more accurately reflect the interactive, engaging reality students experience outside the classroom and better prepare them for college and careers.

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  • Explore learning theory and research that supports why students of the digital generation require different learning and teaching methods than previous generations.
  • Discover the benefits of classroom gamification for educational and professional development purposes, which include making students active participants in their learning.
  • Gain consistent, clear definitions for terms related to gaming in education, and learn how to incorporate digital games into lesson design.
  • Access lists of suggested digital games, and learn for what purposes the games are most useful.
  • Consider how digital games can address students’ diverse learning needs and can be used for assessment.

Contents

Foreword by Ian Jukes

Introduction: The Gamer in Us All

Chapter 1: From Entertainment to Education 3.0

Chapter 2: The Arcade of Education

Chapter 3: Learning Theory and the Attributes of the Digital Generation

Chapter 4: How to Find and Evaluate Digital Games for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Chapter 5: Lesson Design Using Digital Games

Chapter 6: Digital Gaming and Assessment

Chapter 7: The Nine I’s of Modern Learning

Chapter 8: Beyond Linear Presentations

Chapter 9: Takeaways

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Game On: Using Digital Games to Transform Teaching, Learning, and Assessment-a practical guide for educators to select and tailor digital games to the PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Nicky Mohan
List Price: $28.99 eBook price: $25.99
Game On: Using Digital Games to Transform Teaching, Learning, and Assessment-a practical guide for educators to select and tailor digital games to the ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Nicky Mohan
List Price: $28.99 eBook price: $25.99