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Via nwi.com: I’ve actually done research on students who are learning game design and about games,” said Jose Zagal, a game development professor at DePaul. “And it is quite often the case that they’ll have a very narrow view of games.” Jim Galbraith, associate director of collections at DePaul’s library, […]

DePaul levels up on video game collection



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How to Raise Boys Who Read (Hint: Not with gross-out books and video-game bribes) I think what I hate seeing in these types of articles is the general “GAMES BAD BOOKS GOOD” thing (for the full effect, imagine The Incredible Hulk saying that).  Perhaps I’m only seeing this because of […]

How to Raise Boys Who Read (Hint: Not with gross-out ...




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I was glad to meet Liz Danforth at my afternoon session of “The Hyperlinked Library” in Phoenix last week. The group was buzzing about her new blog and column about gaming at Library Journal: http://www.libraryjournal.com/blog/1130000713/post/500041650.html A bit of her introductory post: Most of my time freelancing I’ve also worked in […]

Games and Gaming Blog/Column at LJ


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Dr. Scott Nicholson left this comment on my post about ALA’s Gaming Toolkit. It’s an added dimension to the nebraska story about gaming: After seeing the Nebraska story, I picked up the phone and called the auditor’s office and talked with him.   I told him about the studies that I’ve […]

Scott Nicholson on Nebraska & Gaming



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http://www.librarygamingtoolkit.org We’re adding this resource to the Gaming in Libraries modules for my classes. If you are curious about getting started with gaming or would like to see a clearinghouse of articles and supporting research on games and literacy, please take a look. I might urge the folks in Nebraska […]

Libraries, Literacy & Games