Articles: Basics

  • Computer Aided Learning (CAL) or Computer Based Learning (CBL)

    "GBL would be best implemented in a classroom in the form of a fun, interactive program. Fortunately, such things already exist in today's society. Videogames are a strong base for GBL when used with children or young adults. Often, students are...

  • Game-Based Learning: What it is, Why it Works, and Where it's Going

    Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. – William Butler Yeats "The implications of delivering game experiences for education and training are enormous. In the US, nearly 170 million people played computer and...

  • Why game based learning works?

    Deconstruct the fun in any good game, and it becomes clear that what makes it enjoyable is the built-in learning process ... Read more on http://www.newmedia.org/game-based-learning--what-it-is-why-it-works-and-where-its-going.html

  • 21 Smart Games For Game-Based Learning

    If you are looking for some interesting games to use in the classroom, you can find selection of 21 games with short descriptions on http://www.teachthought.com/technology/21-smart-games-for-game-based-learning/

  • Some experiences with game based learning in Scotland

    In classrooms throughout Scotland a range of game based technologies are now being used to help make teaching and learning experiences demanding and appealing. Read more...

  • Presentation of serious games and observations

    On Sunday, 06/09/2013, Association for Technical Culture of Slovenia held an award ceremony called ZOTKA's talents for students in primary and secondary schools who competed in science competitions on national level. Along with the event we...

  • Use of Games in School

    Serious learning games are basically designed to be used as a learning material. But is it enough to let students play with the game or should we prepare additional activities to enhance learning? How can we integrate learning games into...

  • How to Invest in Game Based Learning

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/jordanshapiro/2013/03/19/how-to-invest-in-game-based-learning/ "a few multi-billion dollar players, a long buying cycle, selling costs, a byzantine decision-making process, demand for curriculum and standards alignment,...

  • How Video Games are Changing Education: Infographic

    This infographic gives an outline of the benefits of GBL, some examples of games for various subjects and case studies of use in schools. It also highlights some common skills that can be improved by using games.