Researchers: Even violent video games can be learning tools


“As you know, most of us females just hate those action video games,” she said. “You don’t have to use shooting. You can use, for example, a princess [who] has a magic wand, and whenever she touches something, it turns into a butterfly and sparkles.”

Links:

Games for Learning Institute

Daphne Bavelier

Parents Television Council

See also:

Can gaming change education?

Students want more use of gaming technology

Va. tests video games as teaching tool

Microsoft, universities team up on gaming research

Researchers mull gaming’s impact as a learning tool

Gaming advances as a learning tool

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