4 Ways Video Games Can Encourage Learning

By: Joanne Oh Source: JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash   We know from Part 1 how learning transfers from one context to another, and we know from Part 2 how to encourage this transfer more explicitly, but what makes video games in particular a productive environment for learning? Lieberman, Biely, Thai, and Peinado (2014) suggest four areas…

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Why open-world gaming is the future of learning

By: Asha Kumar The joy of open-world gaming From the beloved 8-bit forests of T&E Soft’s gem Hydlide to the expansive post-apocalyptic Commonwealth of Bethesda’s Fallout 4 in VR, the concept of an open-world gaming environment has grown since its introduction in 1984 to become a hallmark of successful role-playing video games. Rather than forcing the player…

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