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Handbook of Game-Based Learning

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ISBN-10: 0262043386

ISBN-13: 9780262043380

Edition: 2020

Authors: Jan L. Plass, Richard E. Mayer, Bruce D. Homer

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A comprehensive introduction to the latest research and theory on learning and instruction with computer games.This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the latest research on learning and instruction with computer games. Unlike other books on the topic, which emphasize game development or best practices, Handbook of Game-Based Learning is based on empirical findings and grounded in psychological and learning sciences theory. The contributors, all leading researchers in the field, offer a range of perspectives, including cognitive, motivational, affective, and sociocultural. They explore research on whether (and how) computer games can help students learn educational content and…    
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/4/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 7.19" wide x 9.31" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.860
Language: English

Richard E. Mayer is Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author or editor of more than twenty-five books, including Applying the Science of Learning and Multimedia Learning.