Navigation Links
Gaming conference explores interactive media in learning

Madison, Wis. - Between the "leetspeak" of chat rooms and instant messaging, the jargon of programmers, and an infinite library of obscure game-related terms and rules, it's readily apparent that devotees of computer games speak their own language.

What's less apparent is the possibility that this language may be vital to the future of education.

This possibility was the t......

Full article >>> on education professor Elizabeth Hayes. From 2001 to 2005, there was a 42 percent decline in undergraduates majoring in computer science. Students are not getting the opportunity to participate to the level they would like, which Hayes said is leading to a growing gap between sophisticated positions and people prepared to fill them.

The new scientific community


Full article >>> oring and I don't want to do this?'"

The speakers said this level of interest on the part of gamers, combined with the benefits of interactivity, make electronic games a valuable tool in the education world. However, gaming has to overcome several hurdles to make it into the mainstream. Chief among them are the educators, themselves, who come from a completely different media perspective ......

Full article >>>
'"/> By Les Chappell 06/19/06

Related biology technology :

1. Gaming technologies alter classroom, textbook models
2. The Learning Game - Researchers Study Video Gaming Principles that Apply to Education
3. Biomedical engineering conference invites manufacturers
4. Why companies dont get invited to the DEMO conference
5. Giuliani will keynote RedPrairie Corporations user conference
6. Wicab to present BrainPort at Boston conference
7. State of biotech, medical device sector is focus of upcoming conference
8. Telecom issues are among focus of upcoming western Wisconsin conference
9. Education conference focusing on importance of integrating technology
10. Education conference to draw together games researchers
11. Midwest telecom conference to push government cooperation
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/26/2015)... CHESHAM , England , November 26, ... Lightpoint Medical, an innovative medical device company specializing in ... Euro grant from the European Commission as part of the ... enabling the company to carry out a large-scale clinical trial ... -->      (Logo: , ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... and HOLLISTON, Mass. , Nov. 25, ... HART ), a biotechnology company developing bioengineered organ ... Jim McGorry will present at the LD Micro ... at 2:30 p.m. PT. The presentation will be webcast ... days. Management will also be available at the conference ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... PORTLAND, Oregon , November 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Deep Market Research Report is a professional and ... Genomics industry.      (Logo: ... basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, ... analysis is provided for the international markets including ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Nov. 24, 2015 Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO ... New York on Wednesday, December 2 at ... , president and CEO, will provide a corporate overview. ... at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT . ... will provide a corporate overview. --> th Annual ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... Oct. 29, 2015  Connected health pioneer, Joseph ... explosion of technology-enabled health and wellness, and the business ... The Internet of Healthy Things . ... smartphones even existed, Dr. Kvedar, vice president, Connected Health, ... care delivery, moving care from the hospital or doctor,s ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... Munich, Germany , ... (ASGM) automatically maps data from mobile eye tracking videos ... so that they can be quantitatively analyzed with SMI,s ... Germany , October 28-29, 2015. SMI,s Automated Semantic ... eye tracking videos created with SMI,s Eye Tracking ...
(Date:10/26/2015)... Oct. 26, 2015  Delta ID Inc., a company ... mobile and PC devices, announced its ActiveIRIS® technology powers ... NX F-02H launched by NTT DOCOMO, INC in ... the second smartphone to include iris recognition technology, after ... NX F-04G in May 2015, world,s first smartphone to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):