What we can learn from videogames
Updated: Jun 5, 2022
Release date: February 28, 2022
In this episode, I talk with James Paul Gee - the leading expert on why kids like videogames - about what educators, parents, and others can borrow from videogames to make any environment, and learning environments in particular, more successful. We also answer a listener's question on violence in videogames.
Biography of James Paul Gee
James Paul Gee is a Regents’ Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University. He has been a professor at six universities and tenured at seven. His work has been in syntactic theory, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, literacy studies, learning theory, and digital games and learning. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education. He is now a small farmer on the Verde River in Northern Arizona.
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