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UW gets $3M to explore educational gaming

Madison, Wis. - An education research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will receive $3 million from the MacArthur Foundation to study the impact of digital media on youth culture, learning, and literacy.

MacArthur's total $50 million investment will support 24 national studies of different aspects o......

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A multiplicity of approaches

At UW-Madison, the Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Laboratory is working with the Games and Professional Practice Simulations group to study and develop......

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Richard Halverson, an assistant professor in educational leadership and policy analysis, is building new multimedia tools to communicate new ideas in the world of educational leadership.

Elizabeth Hayes, a professor of curriculum and instruction, is investigating gender learning and ways to keep young girls inter......

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