By Constance Steinkuehler, Kurt Squire Ph.D., Sasha Barab Ph.D.
This quantity is the 1st reader on videogames and studying of its sort. protecting online game layout, video game tradition, and video games as twenty first century pedagogy, it demonstrates the intensity and breadth of scholarship on video games and studying to this point. The chapters characterize one of the most influential thinkers, designers, and writers within the rising box of video games and studying - together with James Paul Gee, Soren Johnson, Eric Klopfer, Colleen Macklin, Thomas Malaby, Bonnie Nardi, David Sirlin, and others. jointly, their paintings services either as a superb creation to the sphere of video games and studying and as a strong argument for using video games in formal and casual studying environments in a electronic age.