作者 Steinkuehler, Constance
書名 Games, Learning, and Society : Learning and Meaning in the Digital Age
出版項 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9781139514729 (electronic bk.)
9780521196239
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (490 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
系列 Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives
Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives
附註 Cover -- Games, Learning, and Society -- Series -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Series Foreword -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Section I: Games as Designed Experience -- 1: Introduction to Section I -- 2: Designed Cultures -- Apolyton University -- During Action Reports: Cognitive Artifacts That Organize Practice -- Design Thinking -- Designing CivIV -- Designing Education for Participation -- Notes -- References -- 3: Theme Is Not Meaning: Who Decides What a Game Is About? -- Mechanics Give Meaning -- Seeing Past the Theme -- Uniting Theme and Mechanics -- A Perfect Union -- Does Civilization Fail? -- Why Theme Matters -- 4: Our Cheatin' Hearts -- Trust Me -- Show the Mechanics -- Cheating in Civilization -- Perception Is Reality -- 5: Playing the Odds -- Failing at Probability -- Leveling the Field -- Where Luck Fails -- Probability Is Content -- Showing the Odds -- 6: Nurturing Lateral Leaps in Game Design -- SimCity -- Instances of Games versus Kinds of Games -- The Evolution of Game-Making Processes in Action -- The Battle Against Complexity and the Control of Information in Making Bigger and Better Instances of Games -- Embracing Complexity and Making New Kinds of Games -- Educational Games -- Valve -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 7: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves - How to Become a Hero -- Introduction to Uncharted 2 -- Full Disclosure: Drew Davidson -- Narrative and Game-Play Analysis -- Meaning and Mastery -- Ludic Narrans -- Playing Well -- References -- 8: Interview with Harmonix -- 9: Yomi: Spies of the Mind -- Yomi -- Yomi Layers -- Example of Yomi Layer 3 from Virtua Fighter 3 -- Section II: Games as Emergent Culture -- 10: Introduction to Section II -- References -- 11: Nurturing Affinity Spaces and Game-Based Learning -- Games and Learning -- Affinity Spaces -- Features of Affinity Spaces
Content, Knowledge, and Choice -- The Pareto Principle -- References -- 12: Apprenticeship in Massively Multiplayer Online Games -- Cognition as (Inter)Action -- Apprenticeship -- Research Methods -- Context of the Research -- Data Collection: Cognitive Ethnography -- Analytical Method -- Analysis One: Learning How to Hunt Mithril -- Analysis Two: Learning How to Group Heal -- Analysis Three: Learning How to Hunt Solo -- Findings -- Apprenticeship as Social Interaction -- Apprenticeship into Practices -- Apprenticeship into Values -- Conclusions -- References -- 13: Theorycrafting: The Art and Science of Using Numbers to Interpret the World -- Encountering the Big Bad Wolf -- Theorycrafting for Rogues -- Spreadsheet Metagame -- Napkin Math -- Theorycrafting for Priests -- Strategies of Interpretation -- Validity and Reliability -- Educating Others About Interpreting Tools -- Discussion -- Work -- School -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 14: Culture and Community in a Virtual World for Young Children -- Sociocultural Theory, Learning, and Culture in Virtual Worlds -- Related Research -- Methods -- Webkinz World -- Webkinz -- Kindness, Caring, and Consumption: Culture in Webkinz World -- Communication in Webkinz World -- Searching for Community in Webkinz World -- Community Beyond Webkinz World -- Conclusion: Sociocultural Theories of Learning and WW -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 15: Culture versus Architecture: Second Life, Sociality, and the Human -- Second Life's First Beginnings -- Master Narratives -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- 16: Participatory Media Spaces: A Design Perspective on Learning with Media and Technology in the Twenty-First Century -- Participatory Cultures as Learning Environments -- Design Principles for Participatory Media Spaces
The Learning Environment Must Be Structured for Participants to Engage in a Cycle of Conceiving, Representing, and Sharing a Piece of Digital Art -- Assessment Is Embedded Naturally into Both the Process and the Product -- Digital Technologies Play an Integral Role in the Conceiving, Representing, and Sharing Process -- Why the Shift to Participatory Media Spaces Matters -- Notes -- References -- Section III: Games as Twenty-First-Century Curriculum -- 17: Introduction to Section III -- References -- 18: Prediction and Explanation as Design Mechanics in Conceptually Integrated Digital Games to Help Players Articulate the Tacit Understandings They Build through Game Play -- Background: Digital Games for Science Learning -- Framing the Challenge: Learning Occurs but Remains at an Intuitive Level -- Possible Solutions: Prediction and Explanation Mechanics -- Example: What Might Prediction and Explanation Look Like in a Conceptually Integrated Physics Game? -- Game Description: Cup Racer -- Generalizability of Approach and Final Thoughts -- Notes -- References -- 19: Game-Based Curricula, Personal Engagement, and the Modern Prometheus Design Project -- Theory of Transformational Play -- Modern Prometheus Game-Based Curricular Drama -- Methods -- Design Iterations -- Design 1 -- Design 2 -- Quantitative Results -- Discussion -- Design Tensions -- Knowing versus Being -- Lesson versus Story -- Assigned versus Elective -- Implications -- Note -- References -- 20: Discovering Familiar Places: Learning through Mobile Place-Based Games -- AR and Science Education -- Strand 1: Sparking and Developing Interest and Excitement -- Strand 2: Understanding Scientific Knowledge -- Strand 3: Engaging in Scientific Explanation and Argument -- Strand 4: Understanding the Scientific Enterprise -- Strand 5: Engaging in the Scientific Process
Using the Tools and Language of Science -- Strand 6: Identifying with the Scientific Enterprise -- AR and Place-Based Education -- AR and Community Stewardship -- Students as AR Game Designers -- Strand 1: Sparking and Developing Interest and Excitement -- Strand 2: Understanding Scientific Knowledge -- Strand 3: Engaging in Scientific Explanation and Argument -- Strand 4: Understanding the Scientific Enterprise -- Strand 5: Engaging in the Scientific Process - Using the Tools and Language of Science -- Strand 6: Identifying with the Scientific Enterprise -- Student-Friendly Tools for AR Game Building -- Looking More Broadly: Using AR Gaming to Build Students' Creative Agency -- Augmenting the Already Strange: AR in Informal Learning Settings -- Concluding Remarks -- Note -- References -- 21: Developing Gaming Fluencies with Scratch: Realizing Game Design as an Artistic Process -- Background -- Gaming Fluencies -- Games as Interdisciplinary Practice -- Scratch Game Design Studio: Participants, Tool, and Context -- Participants -- Game-Making Tool: Scratch -- Context -- Documentation of Scratch Game Designs Archive -- Analyses of Game Designs -- The Creative, Critical, and Technical Dimensions of Gaming Fluencies -- Vignettes of Gaming Fluencies: Three Scratch Designs -- Development of Gaming Fluencies in Productive Scratch Game Designers -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 22: "Freakin' Hard": Game Design and Issue Literacy -- Looking Closer: Games, Meaning, and Learning -- From Play to Production -- Revisiting GameTech -- Case Studies: Projects and Programs in Game Design -- The Grow-a-Game Deck -- Global Kids' Playing for Keeps -- Quest to Learn -- Activate! -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- 23: Models of Situated Action: Computer Games and the Problem of Transfer -- The Helmets of "Amsterdam"
Golding versus Defoe -- Communities of Dysentery -- One Productive Way, Part I: Framing a Discourse -- One Productive Way, Part II: Forming a Frame -- One Productive Way, Part III: Fitting a Frame -- What's in the Game? -- ENA and Crusoe -- MSA and Games -- Full Circle -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Afterword: Games and the Future of Education Research -- Play -- Learning -- Identity -- Production -- Social Learning -- Assessment -- Design -- Design for Learning -- Design by Learners -- Conclusion -- Index
Leaders in the field provide an introduction to video games and learning, including essays on game design and game culture
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鏈接 Print version: Steinkuehler, Constance Games, Learning, and Society : Learning and Meaning in the Digital Age New York : Cambridge University Press,c2012 9780521196239
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