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Final presentation ETT 590

  1. 1. From Here: Unfinished Business Games and Learning, Summer 2013
  2. 2. Agenda Where to go from here: Unfinished business Project Presentations That’s It!
  3. 3. Specific Issues in Games and Learning Gender Race Violence Gamification – Kapp, K. M. (2012). The gamification of learning and instruction: game-based methods and strategies for training and education. Wiley. com.
  4. 4. Addiction/Compulsion “Dewey argued that aesthetic activity requires balance and proportion” the very thing that makes games so engaging and pleasurable can also cause addiction (Nardi, Chapter 6, p. 123) Photo by Eran Fowler http://www.penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/game-addiction-pt.1
  5. 5. http://www.penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/game-addiction-pt.1 http://www.penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/game-addiction-pt.2 http://www.penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/game-compulsion-part-3 Addiction/Compulsion
  6. 6. Gender - Girl Gamers Type “Girl Gamers” in Google’s image search and prepare to be shocked.
  7. 7. “Because I get mistaken for the receptionist or day-hire marketing at trade shows. #1reasonwhy” “Because conventions, where designers are celebrated, are unsafe places for me. Really. I've been groped.  #1reasonwhy” Female Game Developers Twitter hashtag discussion - November 26, 2012 Started with game designer and Kickstarter games specialist Luke Crane, who asked a deceptively simple question on Twitter: why are there so few "lady game creators"? “an outcry by women within the industry in response to the sexism, and in some cases, misogyny that we have to experience simply by aligning ourselves with video games and tech. “Because once I've been told "we don't need women in order to know what female players want from this industry1reasonwhy” “Because the metrics team was shocked to discover that girls liked our game at all. Weren't even trying for that "demographic".  #1reasonwhy”
  8. 8. Tropes vs Women - http ://www.feministfrequency.com/2013/05/damsel-in-distress-part-2-tropes-vs-women/ TED Talk - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6p5AZp7r_Q&feature=player_embedded FeministFrequency.com by Anita Sarkeesian
  9. 9. 1998 2011 2010
  10. 10. Simulatons Aldrich, C. (2009). The complete guide to simulations and serious games: how the most valuable content will be created in the age beyond Gutenberg to Google. Wiley. com.
  11. 11. Game Development Gamemaker – Habgood, J., & Overmars, M. (2006). The Game Maker's apprentice: Game development for beginners. Apress. Scratch – MIT – http://scratch.mit.edu/
  12. 12. Game Development Unity3D – http://unity3d.com/learn/tutorials/modul es App Inventor – http://www.appinventor.org/projects
  13. 13. Final Thoughts on Games in Education Can you impose games on students and expect they will still have the same level of engagement? http://www.penny-arcade.com/patv/episode/game s-in-education

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