Here are two interesting TED talks by game designer and researcher Jane McGonigal. She's an inspiring talker and it's impossible not to be affected by her enthusiasm
Wow, this is an interesting new concept. The video below shows, Quest To Learn, a school in New York where the teaching is done via video games where the kids build their own games. It sounds it bit unbelievable but when you watch the video you’ll understand. After watching it I’d place a bet that [...]
I’m sure many of us can remember times at work or school when we struggled to learn whatever it was that the teacher/trainer wanted us to learn. Perhaps not because the topic itself was inherently difficult. Instead the difficulty was in the motivation; because we didn’t care about the topic it was really hard to [...]
Respected game designer Will Wright recently gave a talk on games and learning.