Cuts to Education and Learning Games
JJ Worrall writes that “Games-based learning must tailor cost to austere times, education experts warned”. Austerity is now influencing the purchase of educational games;
“While calling herself a “massive advocate” for using computer games in the classroom, Dr Whitton, from Manchester Metropolitan University, says: “There’s a lot of rhetoric in games-based learning where games have to be these high-end, commercial quality games. We don’t need to spend lots of money to have an effective platform for learning.”
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Posted on June 13, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged austerity, Business, Education, Educational game, Game based learning, Games, learning games, Manchester Metropolitan University, Methods and Theories, Nicola Whitton, Pauline Rooney, Technology, Video game, Whitton. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.