All Blog Posts Tagged 'gaming' (4)

Using Minecraft/Gaming to Promote Learning

Please check out this new blog about using Minecraft as a tool to promote learning in the classroom.

www.middleschoolminecraft.com

Added by Bob Kahn on December 7, 2011 at 9:50am — No Comments

Computer Games and Traditional CS Courses

Integrating computer games into existing CS courses may help attract students to the field, but there are guidelines to be considered.



Since computing is the foundation of modern society, a proficient computing work force is essential for maintaining the country's leadership and competitiveness in the global economy. The recent decline in enrollments across computer science (CS) departments and the decrease in student diversity pose significant challenges to the continuation of the… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on November 25, 2009 at 3:30am — No Comments

Are Computer Games and Simulation Going to Revolutionize Our Educational Future - By Lance Winslow

By Lance Winslow





Is the video gaming entertainment industry evolving into a more serious version, or has it come to a fork in the road where one species splits off from another. I am speaking of where entertainment becomes "entercation" or "edutainment" and the technology is being used for training, fun, entertainment, and educational simulation. We all know that pilots train in simulators much of the time, and have seen computer… Continue

Added by Lance Winslow on May 27, 2009 at 2:09am — No Comments

The Immersive Education Initiative

The Immersive Education Initiative is an international collaboration of universities, colleges, research institutes, consortia and companies that are working together to define and develop open standards, best practices, platforms, and communities of support for virtual reality and game-based learning and training

systems. The Immersive Education Initiative is focused on 10 specific areas.



Read more at:… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on July 20, 2008 at 3:02am — 1 Comment

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