Monday, September 11, 2006

Good Books on Educational Gaming

Serious Games challenging us to play a better future


Good Video Games + Good Learning


Know any good books on educational gaming? In reply to the above question, here’s Bill MacKenty's list

Digital Game Based Learning and Don’t Bother Me, Mom - I’m Learning by Marc Prensky



What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning + Literacy and Why Video Games are Good For Your Soul by James Paul Gee


Simulations and The Future of Learning by Clark Aldrich and Serious Games: Games That Educate Train and Inform by Michael & Chen



Got Game by Beck & Wade and How Computer Games Gelp Children Learn by David Williamson Shaffer


And some books about game design… not particularly targeted to educational gaming, but the ideas which they develop are outstanding.

Rules of Play by Salem and Zimmerman


Designing Virtual Worlds Richard Bartle and Creating Emotion in Games by David Freeman