publication . Article . 2014

Combining video games and constructionist design to support deep learning in play

Douglas Clark;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2014
  • Publisher: International Society of the Learning Sciences
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This effort has produced many interesting games though it is unclear if “educational video games” have achieved their promise. Similarly, for many years constructionists have engaged children in learning across a variety of contexts, including game design. While these programs have been successful, their exploratory nature leads to concerns about content coverage. In this symposium we discuss the potential of blending these two design traditions. Constructionist video games infuse traditional game structures with constructionist ideals to create gaming experiences that encourage exploration while ensuring engagement with desired content. This symposium presents ...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTINGComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
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publication . Article . 2014

Combining video games and constructionist design to support deep learning in play

Douglas Clark;