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Game On : Using Digital Games to Transform Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (Paperback) (Ryan L.

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Discover how digital gaming can improve learning and prepare students for successful futures. The authors—both experienced educators and enthusiastic gamers—contend that students of the 21st century communicate and learn differently than previous generations. By incorporating digital games into lessons, student learning will more accurately reflect the interactive, engaging reality students experience outside the classroom and better prepare them for college and careers.


  • Explore learning theory and research that supports why students of the digital generation require different learning and teaching methods than previous generations.
  • Discover the benefits of classroom gamification for educational and professional development purposes, which include making students active participants in their learning.
  • Gain consistent, clear definitions for terms related to gaming in education, and learn how to incorporate digital games into lesson design.
  • Access lists of suggested digital games, and learn for what purposes the games are most useful.
  • Consider how digital games can address students’ diverse learning needs and can be used for assessment.


Foreword by Ian Jukes

Introduction: The Gamer in Us All

Chapter 1: From Entertainment to Education 3.0

Chapter 2: The Arcade of Education

Chapter 3: Learning Theory and the Attributes of the Digital Generation

Chapter 4: How to Find and Evaluate Digital Games for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Chapter 5: Lesson Design Using Digital Games

Chapter 6: Digital Gaming and Assessment

Chapter 7: The Nine I’s of Modern Learning

Chapter 8: Beyond Linear Presentations

Chapter 9: Takeaways

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Number of Pages: 142
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: Teaching Methods + Materials / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Solution Tree
Author: Ryan L. Schaaf & Nicky Mohan
Language: English
Street Date: September 16, 2016
TCIN: 51404600
UPC: 9781936763979
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-9332
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