Saturday, December 23, 2006

James Gee "A Productive Approach to Video Games, Learning, and School"

James Gee of the University of Wisconsin-Madison spoke in Melbourne on "A Productive Approach to Video Games, Learning, and School" on Saturday 19 August 2006.

He spoke on the educational value of computer games with emphasis on students creating their own games.

James Gee is the Tashia Morgridge Professor of Reading at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his PhD in linguistics in 1975 from Stanford University and has published widely in linguistics and education.

James Gee was sponsored by the ASISTM Games Group, CEMM Monash and DE&T Victoria


1 Introduction 3:02
2 Games as Rules Systems 6:03
3 Games as Literacy 10:19
4 Cognitive Approaches and Story elements 7:00
5a Professional Experience 9:58
5b " continued 1:56
6 Creating a History 9:55
7 Summary 7:18


Blogger Bill Kerr said...

thnx for putting this up. Gee presented in an animated and engaging style

Saturday, December 23, 2006 9:14:00 PM  

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