What Games Teach
Video Games 101
James Paul Gee, a leading proponent of developing video games for education, explains how video games like Grand Theft Auto actually can be educational. Gee is a professor at Arizona State University
- Kids play games socially. Games are not a socially isolating technology.
- They want to teach / mentor / build in their communities.
- Get to be an expert, but be on a team with other experts.
- In business, this is called cross-functional teams; experts able to integrate their expertise with other experts in order to pull off action with others.
Hat tip to Rubaiyat.