Collateral Learning:
      Online Games for
      21st Century Skills




                                                ...
The face of
  work is
  changing…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
The
 modern
 workplace




                                                            photo: Allan Hsu




Collateral Lea...
Knowledge
      workers…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
The tools of modern work…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
21st century skills?



                                                      Soft skills, emotional
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What about
  schools?




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
We most
      often learn
      without
      meaning
      to…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Ski...
Social play is
                                                            particularly
                                  ...
Collateral
      learning…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Even single
      player games
      are often
      played
      cooperatively




Collateral Learning: Online Games for ...
Because
      games have
      always been
      primarily
      social…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Ce...
Virtual
 Worlds…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
How can online games facilitate 21st
   century skill development?


                           Christopher Dede’s* critic...
Thriving on chaos…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Comfort with diversity…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Managing information…




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
   The U.S. Military (Massive
                                                                Multiplayer Online Gaming: ...
Principles (Bonk and Dennen)




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Periodic
                                                             Storypath/story-based curricula
                   ...
   Join an existing group of at least 4
                                                                members. After ga...
Revolution




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Quest Atlantis




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
Industry Player




Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
To ponder…                                            Will online games/virtual
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Galarneau, Lisa and Melanie Zibit.
                                                         (In Press)
                   ...
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  1. 1. Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills Lisa Galarneau Ph.D. Candidate The University of Waikato New Zealand lisa@socialstudygames.com Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  2. 2. The face of work is changing… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  3. 3. The modern workplace photo: Allan Hsu Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  4. 4. Knowledge workers… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  5. 5. The tools of modern work… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  6. 6. 21st century skills?  Soft skills, emotional intelligence, enterprise skills  Problem-solving, decision- making, team-work, communication, collaboration, managing self, information literacy, relating to others, entrepreneurship, taking initiative Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  7. 7. What about schools? Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  8. 8. Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  9. 9. Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  10. 10. Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  11. 11. We most often learn without meaning to… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  12. 12. Social play is particularly good for learning… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  13. 13. Collateral learning… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  14. 14. Even single player games are often played cooperatively Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  15. 15. Because games have always been primarily social… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  16. 16. Virtual Worlds… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  17. 17. Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  18. 18. How can online games facilitate 21st century skill development? Christopher Dede’s* critical skills:  Thriving on chaos  Comfort with diversity  Managing information * http://www.gse.harvard.edu/~dedech/ Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  19. 19. Thriving on chaos… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  20. 20. Comfort with diversity… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  21. 21. Managing information… Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  22. 22.  The U.S. Military (Massive Multiplayer Online Gaming: A Research Framework for Military Training and Education, 2005) - http://www.strategicleader.us Who believes? /ExperientalLearningPapers/ GameReport_Bonk_final.pdf  Researchers: Katie Livingston Vale, Constance Steinkuehler, Toru Fujimoto, Nick Yee, Aaron Delwiche, James Paul Gee, Kurt Squire, Henry Jenkins Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  23. 23. Principles (Bonk and Dennen) Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  24. 24. Periodic  Storypath/story-based curricula (content)  Team-building/cooperation/ communication (skills)  Research (skills) How might it  Simulation/synthetic worlds (systems thinking) look? Ongoing  Communities of practice united around play (content/skills/ sociocultural literacy)  Lifelong learning (content/skills) Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  25. 25.  Join an existing group of at least 4 members. After gaining their trust and loyalty, persuade the group to hunt at a different spot.  Start a group, and then get the group to Leadership a designated location deep within a level-appropriate dungeon to get a drop Training (as from a specific mob. imagined by Nick  The leader of a guild that is about to fracture over a long-standing issue has Yee*) just stepped down from the position. Keep this leaderless guild together while keeping attrition to a minimum.  Create a guild of at least 50 active members with a weekly attrition of not more than 5%. * http://www.nickyee.com/daedalus/archives/000515.php?page=3 Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  26. 26. Revolution Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  27. 27. Quest Atlantis Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  28. 28. Industry Player Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  29. 29. To ponder…  Will online games/virtual worlds become mainstream activities?  Will we all inhabit a variety of worlds?  Will we sign up for lifelong learning? Like sports, will online games be not only fun but good for us, too?  Might our educational system develop an appreciation for informal, collateral learning? Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills
  30. 30. Galarneau, Lisa and Melanie Zibit. (In Press) Online Games for 21st Century Skills. In Games and simulations in online learning: Research and development Much, much frameworks. more in David Gibson, Clark Aldrich, Marc Prensky forthcoming (Eds.) book chapter! Draft available at: http://lisa.socialstudygames.com/ Galarneau_Zibit_OnlineGames.pdf Or e-mail lisa@socialstudygames.com Collateral Learning: Online Games for 21st Century Skills

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