Gaming is moving out of the entertainment domain and into other areas, said Jim Brazell, president of

"We now have serious games. There are applications of video games to domains other than entertainment," he said Jan. 22 at an "eye opening" keynote -- so named for its start time 28 minutes after sunrise -- during the Florida Education Technology Conference. "Video games do not belong pigeon holed in entertainment."

Games have crossed into serious domains such as health care and military training and have begun to give birth to new models of playing, learning, and...

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