By James Paul Gee, Elisabeth R. Hayes
This day, digital worlds abound, avatars are on a daily basis occurrences, and games are yesterday’s information. yet today’s video games will not be only a hobby for thousands – also they are a technological point of interest for brand spanking new varieties of studying.
James Paul Gee and Elisabeth Hayes are top researchers within the box of gaming, and right here they argue that ladies gamers—a workforce too frequently marginalized—are on the vanguard of today’s on-line studying global. through the use of the instruments of gaming in methods by no means sooner than imagined - actively accomplishing online game layout, writing fan fiction, and organizing themselves into collaborative studying groups - ladies of every age collect the instruments to effectively navigate the complicated social, cultural , and monetary difficulties of the twenty first century.
Women are prime tips on how to a brand new realizing of on-line studying strategies, from cultural construction to studying groups to technical skillability within the most recent software program. This booklet attracts on case stories approximately girls who “play” the Sims, the simplest promoting video game in heritage, to argue for a brand new normal idea of studying for the twenty first Century.
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