The University of Arizona

Games to Learn: An Update from 2010

Ali Alene Carr-Chellman


This paper represents an update on my thoughts about gaming for learning 8 years after my TED talk (see  and after several longitudinal studies conducted (mostly with Dr. Jason Engerman).  These ideas have evolved for me significantly, and this paper represents an opportunity to give an overview of what gaming to learn is, how we can, as a field, use games for learning, and update the basic understandings of games to learn, bringing research findings to bear on these foundations.



Gaming, Gender, Disengaged learners

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