Rachael Hutchinson uses video games as a part of the curriculum in her classes

Rachael Hutchinson uses video games as a part of the curriculum in her classes
16, 2014–Rachael Hutchinson, associate professor of Japanese studies at the University of Delaware, requires her students to play video games to help them better understand Japanese culture. “Video games are a dynamic medium and students get very …
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How Video Games Will Help Us Steal Back Our Focus
The entire piece is well worth the magazine's $ 17 cover price (or at least buying a PDF reprint online), but I was especially intrigued by a sidebar in the article about a new species of video games designed to help regain our focus in a focus …
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Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculcum
Educators typically think of using digital and video games as the actual learning tool, but one teacher is using video games for something else entirely — as a replacement for the textbook. Jeff Mummert, a social studies teacher and department chair …
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