Authors
John Kirriemuir, Angela McFarlane
Publication date
2004
Description
Computer games are today an important part of most children's leisure lives and increasingly
an important part of our culture as a whole. We often, as adults, watch in amazement as children
dedicate hours to acting as football coaches, designers of empires, controllers of robots, wizards
and emperors. In the past, computer games have been dismissed as a distraction from more
'worthy' activities, such as homework or playing outside. Today, however, researchers, teachers
and designers of learning resources are beginning to ask how this powerful new medium ...
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Scholar articles
J Kirriemuir, A McFarlane - Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, 2004