Good video games + good learning : collected essays on video games, learning, and literacy / James Paul Gee

Author(s): Gee, James Paul
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Subjects: Video games--Psychological aspects
Computer games--Psychological aspects
Learning, Psychology of
Visual literacy
Video games and children
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : P. Lang, c2007
Series: New literacies and digital epistemologies v. 27
LC Classification: G, GV
Physical Description: vi, 194 p. ; 23 cm
Alternate Titles: Good video games plus good learning
Notes: LCCN: 2006101455
ISBN: 0820497347 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780820497037 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0820497037 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780820497341 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-186) and indexes
Contents: Why video games are good for your soul : pleasure and learning -- Video games, violence, and effects : good and bad -- Notes on content and technological determinism -- Good video games, the human mind, and good learning -- Learning about learning from a video game : rise of nations -- Pleasure and "being a professional" : learning and video games -- Why study games now? Video games : a new art form -- Affinity spaces : from age of mythology to today's schools -- Reading, specialist language development, and video games -- Games and learning : issues, perils, and potentials
OCLC Number: 77494426
ISBN/ISSN: 0820497347