Education

May 20 2017

Game On: Increasing Learning Through Online Games #online #games #learning

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This website is the result of a collaborative group project created for EPS 415: Technology and Educational Reform taught by Professor Nicholas C. Burbules at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, during Summer 2011.The group members are:Erin Lodes, Bianca Marcell, Erin Schramm,Henry Turek, Angela Williams, and Molly Yue.

New generations of learners require new methods of teaching. As computer and Internet use become more widespread among students of all ages, educators must be prepared to adapt to the needs of this interactive and innovative generation. Gaming provides an excellent alternative to traditional learning activities. Learners can engage in various subject material in a fun and competitive way.

Click on the image below for a video on the relevance of video games in education.

Click on the image below for a short explanation from the MacArthur Foundation’s James Gee on why gaming is essential for today’s students.

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