Minds in Play: Computer Game Design as a Context for Children's Learning

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Minds in Play

Computer Game Design
as a
Context for Children's Learning

Yasmin B. Kafai

University of California, Los Angeles

LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOCIATES, PUBLISHERS

1995 Hillsdale, New Jersey Hove, UK

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction Minds In and At Play xiii
  • Chapter 1 Learning Through Design: Review of Theory and Research Issues 1
  • Chapter 2 Creating and Researching the Learning Environment 30
  • Chapter 3 Project Evolution 51
  • Chapter 4 Case Studies of Game Designers 88
  • Chapter 5 Discussion of Results from the Comparative Evaluation 267
  • Chapter 6 Discussion of Conclusions 286
  • Coda 310
  • Acknowledgments 311
  • References 314
  • Author Index 325
  • Subject Index 329
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