The Game Learner – are you game?

My colleague, Colin, has struck out with a new blog focusing on games based approaches to learning. This from his ‘about’ page:

…my particular interest is computer based games but it includes everything from roleplays to quizzes and puzzles and much much more. Games can motivate learners by engaging their imaginations, giving them control over their experiences, challenging them, enabling them to experience authentic and relevant activities and providing multimedia stimulation. Iโ€™ve been exploring the use of games in learning for a couple of years now in my work with the Flexible Learning team at the Canberra Institute of Technology…

The Game Learner ยป About

[image: margoconnell]

What Colin didn’t mention was the fact that he has been researching games through his Masters study; and this blog is, I think, a useful and necessary addition to the edubloggersphere!

Onya Col – will add to my feeds! ๐Ÿ™‚

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2 comments so far

  1. colinsimpson on

    Thanks Marg – the pressure’s on now that I have an audience ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. mike@studenthacks on

    Wow. What a great site! It’s nice to see people developing games with an educational intent.

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