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  • 1. Teens and Technology: Video Games Presented for YALSA by Beth Gallaway Teens & Technology Midwinter Institute San Antonio TX January 20, 2006
  • 2. Why are games, teens and libraries such a good match?
    • Gaming is the medium of choice for the millennial generation
    • Games are like books, they are just another new format
    • Gaming has potential to meet developmental assets of young adults
    • Gaming reinforces new literacies
    • It’s a winning combination!
  • 3. Gaming reinforces new literacies
    • Exposing Knowledge
    • Employing Information
    • Expressing Ideas Compellingly
    • Ethics on the Internet
  • 4. Exposing Knowledge
    • Find information
    • Understand and explain found information regardless of its format
    • Evaluate information
    • Organize information
  • 5. World of Warcraft Example of information gathering in game
  • 6. http://www.runescape.com Runescape
  • 7. Employing Information
    • Computation
    • Measurement
    • Analysis
    • Application
  • 8. Lemonade Stand http://www.leamonadegame.com Set Game http://www. setgame .com
  • 9. Expressing Ideas Compellingly
    • Mechanics matter
    • Creativity & efficiency highly rated
    • Text, images, audio, and video are used to express ideas in many digital formats
  • 10. http://www.fanfiction.net/cat/209/
  • 11. Warcraft Tutorial: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=258304929613212293&q=warcraft+tutorial Warcraft Movies: www.warcraftmovies.com Red Vs. Blue : http://www.rvb.com Machina
  • 12. Ethics on the Internet
    • Modding – recreating game content
    • FanFic – writing stories about characters created/owner by someone else
    • Machina – films/videos created through recording video game play
  • 13. IT WORKS! Success Stories
  • 14. Success Stories
    • Santa Monica Public Library (CA) held a Counterstrike LAN party
    • Ann Arbor District Library (MI) hosts Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, and DDR tournaments for teens, adults and children
    • North Hunterdon High School (NJ) hosts a student-run game night in the cafeteria
    • Kansas City Public Library (Central) hosts a Runescape Marathon
  • 15. Success Stories
    • East Brunswick Public Library (NJ) has been circulating games for 16 years
    • Austin Public Library (TX) Wired for Youth hosted a Video Game Design Camp
    • University of Waterloo Library uses a video game to train library staff in GovInfo Reference questions
    • Carencro High School (LA) hosts a Game Academy for future game designers
  • 16. Success Stories
    • Jervis Public Library (NY) incorporated games into the Teen Summer Reading Program
    • Flint Memorial Library (MA) had a Game Night program
    • Tulsa City-County Library (OK) has a Gaming Council
    • Charlotte & Mecklenburg County (NC) hosted a Halo Tournament for adults 18+
  • 17. Dance Dance Revolution Free Play & Tournaments
    • Sellers Library (PA)
    • Thomas Ford Memorial Library (IL)
    • Tipton County Public Library (IN)
    • Bloomington Public Library (IL)
    • Ann Arbor District Library (MI)
    • In MA: Haverhill and Lynn, coming soon to Lexington, Stoneham and Oxford!
  • 18. Your Success Story In Print!
    • Game On! Gaming and Libraries
    • Neal-Schuman
    • email Beth Gallaway
    • [email_address]
  • 19. Video Games Teach, Encourage and/or Reward:
    • Hand-eye coordination
    • Pattern Recognition
    • Reading & Writing
    • Physics
    • Math
    • History
    • Geography/Map Reading
    • Social Skills
    • Mentoring & Leadership
    • Critical Thinking
    • Problem Solving
    • Creativity
    • High self-esteem
    • Loyalty
    • Teamwork
    • Calculated, Strategic Risk-taking
    • Fun
  • 20. What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy by James Paul Gee (Palgrave McMillan, 2003)
    • Identifies 36 learning principles found in games that encourage active and critical (not passive) learning, including:
    • risk –tasking in a “safe” environment
    • rewarding of practice
    • use of affinity groups
    • probing cycles
    • situated meaning
    • self-knowledge
    • formation of identity
  • 21. SEVEN THINGS YOU CAN DO TOMORROW TO MAKE YOUR LIBRARY MORE WELCOMING TO GAMERS
    • Use games to do readers advisory  
    • Be a strategy guide
    • Embrace your inner technogeek
    • Be flexible
    • Plan change
    • Immerse yourself in pop culture … especially video game culture
    • Try some games!
  • 22. 1. USE GAMES TO DO READER’S ADVISORY
    • INSTEAD OF:
    • What authors do you like to read?
    • What are the last 3 books you read and enjoyed?
    • What did you like about them?
    • ASK:
    • What movies do you like?
    • What TV shows do you watch?
    • What games do you play?
  • 23. Roleplaying/MMORPG Games
    • GAMES:
      • Everquest
      • Runescape
      • World of Warcraft
      • Dark Age of Camelot
      • Ultima
    • SUGGEST:
      • epic fantasy
      • historical
      • war
      • Authurian legend
      • fractured fairy tales
  • 24. Historical Simulation Games
    • GAMES:
      • Civilization
      • Caesar
      • Age of Empires
      • Oregon Trail
      • America’s Army?
    • SUGGEST:
      • biographies
      • historical fiction
      • mythology
  • 25. Sports Games
    • GAMES:
      • Madden Football
      • NBA Street
      • Need for Speed
      • Tiger Woods
      • Golf
      • WWF
    • SUGGEST:
      • sports
      • adventure
      • biographies
  • 26. Strategy & Puzzle Games
    • GAMES:
      • Myst
      • Tetris
      • Bejeweled
      • Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?
    • SUGGEST:
      • mystery
      • thrillers
      • travel
      • puzzle books
  • 27. First Person Shooters (FPS)
    • GAMES:
      • Doom
      • Quake
      • Halo
    • SUGGEST:
      • military fiction
      • horror
      • apocalyptic fiction
      • science fiction
  • 28. Simulations
    • GAMES:
      • The Sims
      • The Urbz
    • SUGGEST:
      • sociology
      • dysfunction
      • relationships
      • romance
      • architecture
  • 29. Japanese/Manga tie-in
    • GAMES:
      • Katamari Damacy
      • Final Fantasy
      • Dragonball Z
      • Pokemon
    • SUGGEST:
      • manga
      • Japanese culture
      • graphic novels
      • drawing books
      • anime films
  • 30. Superhero Games
    • GAMES:
      • Spider-Man
      • Fantastic Four
      • City of Heros
    • SUGGEST:
      • comic books
      • graphic novels
      • biographies
      • mythology
  • 31. 10 YOUNG ADULT NOVELS WITH GAMING PLOTS
    • Bloor, Edward. Crusader .
    • Card, Orson Scott. Ender’s Game .
    • Horowitz, Anthony. Eagle Strike .
    • Lubar, David. Wizards of the Game .
    • Skurzynski, Gloria. The Virtual War .
    • Tangherlini, Arne. [email_address] .
    • Vande Velde, Vivian. Heir Apparent .
    • Vande Velde, Vivian. User Unfriendly .
    • Werlin, Nancy. Locked Inside .
    • Wieler, Diana. Ran Van series.
  • 32. NONFICTION
    • Compton, Shanna. Gamers:
    • DeMaria, Russel & Johnny L. Wilson. High Score!
    • Weiss, D. B. Lucky Wander Boy . 
    • Official Prima Strategy Guides. Prima.
    • AD&D Player’s Handbook .
    • Moursund, Beth. Magic: The Gathering: Official Strategy Guide .
  • 33. GAMING MAGAZINES
    • Computer Gaming World
    • Dragon
    • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • Game Informer
    • Game Pro
    • Nintendo Power
    • Official X-Box
    • PC Gamer
    • Play
    • Playstation & PS2
    • Tips & Tricks
  • 34. FOR LIBRARIANS
    • Beck, John C. & Mitchell Wade. Got Game? How the Gamer Generation is Reshaping Business Forever .
    • Gee, James Paul. What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy .
    • Howe, Neil. Millenials Rising: The Next Great Generation .
    • Jenkins, Henry III and Justine Cassell. From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games .
    • Katz, John. Geeks: How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho . Broadway, 2001.
    • Tapscott, Don. Growing Up Digital: The Rise of the Net Generation .
  • 35. 2. BE A STRATEGY GUIDE
    • Don’t be a level boss.
    • Show, don’t tell.
    • Make it interactive.
    • Get them started.
    • Have a free-for-all.
    • Ask for a demo of expertise
    • Be open-minded
  • 36. 3. EMBRACE YOUR INNER TECHNOGEEK
    • Upgrade.
    • Get a screen name.
    • You can’t break it.
    • Pilot projects.
    • Read tech news.
  • 37. 4. BE FLEXIBLE
    • Change the space.
    • Flexible furnishings.
      • it’s a stool, it’s a tray
      • video rocker
      • armchair with swivel tray
      • cubes, beanbags, floor cushions
      • storage ottoman
    • Say yes.
    • Go meta.
    • Customize.
    • Change yourself.
  • 38. 5. PLAN CHANGE
    • Sticky content:
      • web
      • facility
    • Accept change.
    • Plan.
  • 39. 6. IMMERSE YOURSELF IN POP CULTURE
    • Know what’s hot/what’s not .
    • Pop goes the library.
    • Know about crossovers.
  • 40. … ESPECIALLY VIDEO GAME CULTURE
    • Watch Red Vs. Blue .
    • Read Penny Acade or PvP .
    • View PBS’s Culture Shock You Decide: Video Games .
    • Skim gaming magazines.
    • Link .
    • Pay attention to gaming.
  • 41. … MORE VIDEO GAME CULTURE
    • Join the LibGaming Google Group at http://groups.google.com/group/libgaming
    • Read the Game On! Video Games in Libraries blog at http://libgaming.blogspot.com
    • Take an online class on Video Games and Libraries from Simmons, YALSA or another organization.
  • 42.
    • Sign the petition for a YALSA gaming interest group.
    • Attend Gaming Institutes like Teens & Technology Midwinter Institute (save the date! Gaming Learning & Libraries 2006 Dec 3-5 Chicago IL)
  • 43. 7. TRY SOME GAMES
    • SET GAME: DAILY PUZZLE
    • PENGUIN BASEBALL
    • BEJEWELED
    • CHICKTIONARY
    • BOB THE BLOB
    • NEOPETS
    • RUNESCAPE
    • DINER DASH
    • CABOODLE
    • SNOOD
  • 44. OTHER GAMING SITES
    • APPLECORE
    • BONUS
    • CITYCAFE
    • FUNBRAIN
    • GAIAM
    • GIRLS GO TECH
    • GIRL TECH GAMES CAFÉ:
    • PLAYFIRST
    • POGO
    • QUEEN BEE GAMES
    • J OTTO SEIBOLD
    • SHOCKWAVE
    • WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?