James Paul Gee, Professor of Literacy Studies in the Department of English at Arizona State University, describes how complex gaming environments can help young people solve problems and innovate in a world that is constantly changing.

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Digital Media and Learning

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These films present profiles of the leading thinkers and researchers who are examining the role that digital media plays in young people's lives. Each of our profilees see digital media - social networks, online games and media production - as the transformational…


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These films present profiles of the leading thinkers and researchers who are examining the role that digital media plays in young people's lives. Each of our profilees see digital media - social networks, online games and media production - as the transformational tools of the 21st century. They enable all of us - but young people especially - to pursue interests, form networks, interact with experts, and communicate in ways that were unheard of only a decade ago.

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