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Video Games in Education

Question: Is there value in using video games as teaching tools? The IT Guy says: A recent article on CNNMoney suggests there may be value. Dr James Paul Gee of the University of Wisconsin is the author of "What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy," and in interviews as well as his book
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Question: Is there value in using video games as teaching tools?

The IT Guy says:

A recent article on CNNMoney suggests there may be value. Dr James Paul Gee of the University of Wisconsin is the author of "What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy," and in interviews as well as his book suggests ways student learning can and is enhanced by video games.

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When you consider it was only 10 or so years ago that some experts were questioning the appropriateness of multimedia and other "frills" as learning tools, it's not surprising that the idea of using games as a core instructional resource remains controversial. But in an age in which major corporations and the U.S.