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A lecture on the current state of computer games in schools by Oliver Quinlan.

A lecture on the current state of computer games in schools by Oliver Quinlan.

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    • #eict350Learning from games (cc) Steve Berry
    • Mr Toledano Gamers
    • (cc) Jordanhill School D&T DeptCsikszentmihalyi, M. (1992) Flow: The psychology of happiness. Rider & Co.
    • Engagement
    • Laevers, F., Heylen, L. (eds.) (2003) Involement of Children and Teacher Style. Leuven: Leuven University Press.
    • Quinlan, O. (2011) Articulating learning, Oliver Quinlan: Learning, Teaching, Technology, 9th February 2011..Available at: http://www.oliverquinlan.com/blog/2011/02/09/articulating-learning/ (Accessed 4th March 2012).
    • Educational Games
    • Educational GamesGames based learning
    • A real purpose
    • Wii Golf Subtraction (cc) AndreBarrett, T. (2009) Wii Golf Subtraction, EDTE.CH: Inspire, Engage, Connect, Create, 14th October 2009. http://edte.ch/blog/2009/10/14/nintendo-wii-golf-subtraction (Accessed 4th March 2012).
    • Inspiration
    • (cc) Philip Ritz
    • Youtube (2006), Myst ‘Exile’ in the classroom. Available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5xFMmK5Ujs (Accessed 4th March 2012)
    • A contextual hub
    • (cc) Matt Gibson
    • Amazon.co.uk
    • (cc) Jason BrackinsEndless Ocean
    • Tom Barrett http://edte.ch/blog/ category/ gamesbasedlearning/(cc) Ewan McIntosh Dawn Hallybone http://hallyd.edublogs.org/ category/ games-based-learning/
    • Scottish Gaming &Consulariumlwf (2008) Dereck Robertson- LTS Game Based Learning2010. Available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RULkrxpaync#t=5m05s (Accessed 4th March 2012)Learning & Teaching Scotland (no date) Consulariumblog. Available at: http://ltsblogs.org.uk/consolarium/(Accessed 4th March 2012)
    • Games ‘centered’ learning
    • (cc) theunwisemanMinecraft
    • Just Playing?Janet Moyles & Early Years (cc) Dennis BarnesMoyles, J. (1989) Just Playing?: Role and Status of Play in Early Childhood Education. Open University Press.
    • Neuroscience
    • Quinlan, O. (2011) Can Google rewire the Brain? Dr Paul Howard-Jones [lwf], Oliver Quinlan: Liveblogs, 25th January2012. Available at: http://www.oliverquinlan.com/liveblogs/?p=445 (Accessed 4th March 2012).Howard-Jones, P. (2011) The Teacher’s Handbook of TWIG: Brains, minds and teaching with immersive gaming.Available at: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-teachers-handbook-of-twig/11609984?productTrackingContext=author_spotlight_63888649_ (Accessed 4th March 2012)
    • Gamification
    • (cc) Lars Plougman
    • Kohn, A. (2000) Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans Praise and Other Bribes. Boston:Houghton Mifflin
    • lwf (2011) Dereck Robertson, LTS Learning without frontiers, London. Available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ch42rBIsjb0s (Accessed4th March 2012)
    • McLaughlin, K. (2011) Gamification for learning in the classroom, Steps in Teaching and Learning, 20th November2011. Available at: http://www.ictsteps.com/2011/11/gamification-for-learning-in-the-classroom/ (Accessed 4th March2012).
    • But...
    • McIntosh, E. (2011) TEDxLondon: The Problem Finders [Video], Ewan McIntoshs ed.blogs.com, 29th November 2011.Available at: http://edu.blogs.com/edublogs/2011/11/tedxlondon-the-problem-finders-video.html (Accessed 4th March2012).
    • Livingstone, I., Hope, H. (2011) Next Gen., Available at: http://www.nesta.org.uk/library/documents/NextGenv32.pdf (Accessed 4th March 2012).
    • (cc) quisnovus “Games and interactive software can help pupils acquire complicated skills and rigorous knowledge in an engaging and enjoyable way.”The Guardian (2011), Digital literacy campaign: Michael Gove’s speech in full. Available at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/jan/11/digital-literacy-michael-gove-speech (Accessed 4th March 2011)
    • Games creation
    • lwf (2011) Mitch Resnick: Learning from Scratch. Available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDPssJedOJ4(Accessed 4th March 2012)
    • MIT Scratch
    • Microsoft Kodu
    • (cc) Tilaman Zitsmann
    • Further ‘reading’ http://www.delicious.com/ oliver_quinlan/ gamesbasedlearning