Dr. Anthony W. Palmer – Gaming and Education: engagement in learning.
I have taught students at every level – elementary, jr. high, high school, and college). Through my research and personal experience, I have found that games are a powerful tool for learning for players of all ages. I earned my doctorate in Educational Leadership at Azusa Pacific University. My dissertation was entitled – Higher Order Thinking Skills in Digital Games. I have presented my research at the annual convention of the California Educational Research Association. In addition to teaching middle school students, I also assist other researchers who are working in the field of games and Learning.
Great educational games can help students stay motivated and learn. A great educational game is well designed and informed by learning theory. As I’ve reviewed the literature, I’ve identified hundreds of peer reviewed articles on gaming and education. I will share these articles as well as links to books, games, videos, conferences, and interviews here at Gaming and Education – engagement in learning.