Resources for Your Inner Gamer

Beck, John C., and Mitchell Wade. 2004. Gaming the future. Across the Board 42 (1): 48-54. (Available in Business Source Premier)

Beck, John C., and Mitchell Wade. 2004. Got game: How the gamer generation is reshaping business forever. Boston: Harvard Business School.

Dickey, Michele D. 2005. Engaging by design: How engagement strategies in popular computer and video games can inform instructional design. Educational Technology Research & Development 53 (2):67-83. (Available in Academic Search Premier)

Entertainment Software Association. Game player data. .

Foreman, Joel. 2004. Game-based learning: How to delight and instruct in the 21st century. Educause Review 39 (5):50-66. .

Gaming in Libraries. .

Gee, James P. 2003. What video games have to teach us about learning and literacy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Greenfield , Patricia M. 1984. Mind and media: The effects of television, video games, and computers. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Kiili, Kristian. 2005. Digital game-based learning: Towards an experiential gaming model. Internet and Higher Education 8, (1):13-24. (Available in Elsevier Science Direct)

Jones, Steve. Let the games begin: Gaming technology and entertainment among college students. Pew Internet & American Life Project. .

Kipnis, Daniel G., and Gary M. Childs. 2004. Educating Generation X and Generation Y: Teaching tips for librarians. Medical Reference Services Quarterly 23 (4): 25-33.

Prensky, Marc. 2001. Digital game-based learning. New York: McGraw-Hill.

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----. 2005. “Engage me or enrage me”: What today’s learners demand. Educause Review 40 (5): 60-65. .

Ryan, Marie-Laure. 2001. Beyond myth and metaphor: The case of narrative in digital media. Game Studies 1(1). .

Squire, Kurt, and Henry Jenkins. 2003. Harnessing the power of games in education. InSight 3(1):5-33. .

Squire, Kurt, Henry Jenkins, and Heather Miller, et al. 2003. Design principles of next-generation digital gaming for education. Educational Technology 43, (5):17-23.

Van Eck, Richard. 2006. Digital game-based learning: It’s not just the digital natives who are restless. Educause Review 41 (2): 16-30.

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