Learning Civic Engagement through Gaming – Kurt Squire Explains How
This video, from Edutopia, is so timely and significant! Kurt Squires gives me hope for the future of the United States, hope for young players/citizens, and hope for games’ role in civic engagement. Television trained generations to be passive, compliant, and isolated. Networked Gaming has trained a generation to be active, dissident, and collaborative. Yes, there is hope!
Kurt Squire is an assistant professor in Educational Communications and Technology at the University of Wisconsin and the director of the Games Learning Society (GLS).
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Posted on February 27, 2014, in Games and culture and tagged civic engagement, colaboration, engagement, games and civic engagement, games and colaboration, Games and Learning, Games in learning, Kurt Squire. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.
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