MADISON, Wis. Scientists are turning on its head the popular notion that video games can only promote aggressive behavior or passive learning. The explosion of real-world learning applications for games may astound critics of the virtual world.
The first annual Games for Health
conference featured games promoting nutrition, self-awar......Full article >>>
that can be hooked up to a popular video game that takes people racing through city streets.
In a Thursday morning session, Michael Erard, a writer and editor with the University of Texas School of Nursing, said a review of more than 1,000 research projects conducted since 1984 revealed some intriguing possibilities for future research.
Not surprisingly, research on the relation......Full article >>>
vate prior learning, because players must use previously learned information to move to higher levels of play.Games provide immediate feedback in scoring and in visual and auditoriy stimulus, which allows learners to more quickly modify their learning strategies before the ineffective ones become entrenched.Skill transfer from games to real life is much more likely to occur.
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on International Center for Scholars effort applies gaming technologies to a range of serious issues in the public and private sectors.
The conference was co-sponsored by the Academic Advanced Distributed Learning Co-Lab
, the UW center that develops and tests technologies to enhance teaching and learning. Another sponsor, The Lear......Full article >>>
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