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Mad City blends handheld computer gameplay into a real environment, the city of Madison. Image courtesy of the ADL Co-Lab.
Madison, Wis. Firefighters need to be fully prepared, practicing hundreds of times before their first high-rise fire. City officials need to respond to a chemical spill immediately, getting the right information to the right plac......

Full article >>> ms.mit.edu/games/education/Biohazard/Intro.htm">Biohazard, which Squire developed at MIT's Games-to-Teach program, used the same principle of trial and error to teach gamers how to respond to outbreaks of disease. Players needed to identify the disease and take steps to prevent infection, stopping it before time runs out and more people become infected. If they contract the disease, their abil......

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Choosing good team positions and manuevers is critical in Full Spectrum Warrior. Image courtesy of Pandemic Studios.
According to Constance Steinkuehler, a cognitive researcher at UW-Madison and Co-Lab member, the major benefit that video games have over tradit......

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Brown said the ADL Co-Lab, which is interested in new techniques for mobile learning, is researching how the MadCity's technology could be applied to Madison markets such as tourism. Another Co-Lab project looks at developing a teaching system for students in parts of Asia without classrooms or teachers, but where many people have cell phones.

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Source:wistechnology.com By Les Chappell 01/26/05


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