Whitton, N. (2010) Learning with Digital Games New York/London: Routledge
From the publisher’s blurb:
Written for Higher Education teaching and learning professionals, Learning with Digital Games provides an accessible, straightforward introduction to the field of computer game-based learning. Up to date with current trends and the changing learning needs of today’s students, this text offers friendly guidance, and is unique in its focus on post-school education and its pragmatic view of the use of computer games with adults.
The chapters are as follows:
- Recognizing the character of digital games
- Understanding the pedagogy of digital games
- Identifying types of digital games for learning
- Integrating digital games into the curriculum
- Designing a digital game for learning
- Assessing the impact of digital games on learning
- Using existing digital games for learning
- Developing new digital games for learning
- Evaluating digital games for learning
- Case studies (6)
Nicola Whitton is a Research Fellow in the Education and Social Research Institute at the Manchester metroplitan University, UK. She has a web site: Learning with Digital Games
I look forward very much to reading this book and will post a review when I have done so.