Games for Learning in the 21st Century

Speaker  Ken Perlin

Affiliation  New York University

Host  Donald Brinkman

Duration  00:48:43

Date recorded  18 July 2011

With their vast popularity and singular ability to engage young people, digital games have been hailed as a new paradigm for education. But researchers know surprisingly little about how successful games work. The Games for Learning Institute (G4LI) studies games and learning patterns, and develops and tests prototypes in learning settings.

In this session at Faculty Summit 2011, Ken Perlin of New York University discusses G4LI’s scientific approach for guiding educational game design.

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