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Gamers…in the library?

Gamers…in the library?
- Eli Neiburger.
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  • Gaming learning & libraries Why Screen Time Can Be Time Well Spent Eli Neiburger eli@eliworks.com
  • The Perception
  • videogames are antisocial?
  • videogames are information overload?
  • screen time is a new element in OUR lives?
  • videogames are violent and DESTRUCTIVE?
  • videogames are the enemy of literacy?
  • videogames are an idle waste of time?
  • The Facts • Games require advanced literacy • Games overcome Achievement Gaps • Only 15% of videogames sold in the US are rated M • Games build critical workplace and life skills • Gamers are more successful in the workplace • (The Kids are Alright, Beck and Wade)
  • The TENSION “The children now love luxury. They have bad manners; contempt for authority; they allow disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children now are tyrants...” - Socrates “The free access which many young people have to [content] has poisoned the mind and corrupted the morals of many a promising youth; and prevented others from improving their minds in useful knowledge. Parents take care to feed their children with wholesome diet; and yet how unconcerned about the provision for the mind, whether they are furnished with salutary food, or with trash, chaff, or poison?” - Rev. Enos Hitchcock, 1790
  • What DO Gamers Learn From Gaming?
  • COMPREHENSION
  • Memory & Knowledge
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Spatial Reasoning
  • Hierarchical Knowledge Systems
  • research skillz
  • Perseverance
  • success requires risk
  • Delay Gratification
  • Interface Literacy
  • 3D manipulation
  • Take Care of Your Data
  • DIGITAL Ethics
  • join in The Global Information Community
  • Direct Job Skills 37% fewer mistakes, 27% faster
  • Hidden Assets Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets: External Assets Support: Young person receives support from three or more non-parent adults. Empowerment: Community Values Youth,Youth as Resources, Service to Others, Safety Boundaries & Expectations: Adult role models, Positive Peer Influence, High Expectations Constructive Use of Time: Creative Activities,Youth Programs
  • Hidden Assets Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets: Internal Assets: Commitment to Learning: Achievement Motivation, Reading for Pleasure Positive Values: Caring, Equality & Social Justice, Integrity, Honesty, Responsibility Social Competencies: Planning and Decision Making, Interpersonal Competence, Cultural Competence, Resistance Skills, Peaceful Conflict Resolution Positive Identity: Personal Power, Self-Esteem, Sense of Purpose, Positive View of Personal Future
  • what’s at stake?
  • Conversations through Content Primary Audience Library staff Secondary Audience
  • Conversations through Content Primary Audience Library staff Secondary Audience
  • • Online Tournament Scoring & Management tools • Blogs, Registration, Brackets, Scoring, Overlays • Local, Regional, and International Leaderboards • GT-System wiki for tournament rules and histories • Synchronized Tournament Days with online finals • Now available in Bokmål! dbib.gtsystem.org wiki.gtsystem.org
  • 2009 season
  • 2009 season rock revolution high score tournament rock band (any Version) for 4-player Bands and/or dance dance revolution (any Version) Most perfect steps friday Jul 17 friday Aug 21 friday Sep 11 friday oct 02 friday nov 13 wiki.gtsystem.org
  • 2009 season mario kart wii single player tournaments brackets for kids, teens, and adults online playoffs sunday Jul 19 sunday nov 15 wiki.gtsystem.org
  • 2009 season Public library pokemon league pokemon battle revolution & pokemon diamond pokemon pearl pokemon platinum for all ages online playoffs sunday aug 23 sunday sep 13 sunday oct 04 wiki.gtsystem.org
  • 2009 season Smashkart Championship series super smash bros. brawl single player and team tournaments mario kart wii single player and team tournaments for grades 6 - 12 saturday Jul 18 saturday Aug 22 saturday Sep 12 saturday oct 03 saturday nov 14 wiki.gtsystem.org
  • 2009 season Smashkart Championship series 2009 grand championships combined smash Bros./ mario kart tournament for single players grades 6 - 12 saturday december 19 wiki.gtsystem.org
  • 2009 season invite your patrons to be a part of something big at the library! get your gtsystem site and get started today! wiki.gtsystem.org
  • Thanks for Playing! eli@eliworks.com twitter.com/ulotrichous twitter.com/aadl twitter.com/gtsystem