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What are the advantages of using games?
EBSCO article
http://www.pldminfo.org/Start/databases.htm
“Stop Playing Games” by Jennifer J. Salopek
(Training & Development, Feb ’99, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p. 28+)

Why Games Engage Us by Marc Prensky
http://www.marcprensky.com/writing

The Games Generation: How Learners Have Changed
by Marc Prensky
http://www.marcprensky.com/writing


What are the disadvantages of using games?
EBSCO articles
http://www.pldminfo.org/Start/databases.htm
“Stop Playing Games” by Jennifer J. Salopek
(Training & Development, Feb ’99, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p. 28+)
“Fax Forum Survey: Are Training Games a Waste of Time?” (Training & Development, Jan. ’96, Vol. 50, Issue 1)

Training Games and Icebreakers by Don Elkington
http://www.speaking.com/articles_html/DonElkington_ 649.html

Why NOT Simulation by Marc Prensky
http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/


What research supports using games?
How to Persuade People that Training Games Produce Effective Learning by Marc Prensky
http://www.thiagi.com/fac-027.html

True Believers: Digital Game-Based Learning in the Military by Marc Prensky
http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/

Do They Really Think Differently?  by Marc Prensky
http://www.marcprensky.com/writing


Where can I find games?
Free Games from Workshops by Thiagi
http://www.thiagi.com/games.html

Ice-breakers, Motivators, Review and Warm-up Activities
http://www.nwlink.com/%7Edonclark/leader/icebreak .html

MBA Games: the site for interactive business learning
http://www.mbagames.com/default.htm

Online games (free and commercial) from Marc Prensky
http://www.twitchspeed.com/


How can I choose appropriate games?
Checklist for Evaluating Training Games
http://www.thiagi.com/fac-028.html

Types of Learning and Possible Game Styles
http://www.marcprensky.com/writing


How can I use games online?
eGames by Thiagi
http://www.carsonmedia.com/pages/products/games.htm

Games2Train
http://www.games2train.com/site/default.html

Learning Solitaire
http://www.games2train.com/games/solitaire/solitaire. html

The Web-Based Beer Game
http://beergame.mit.edu/guide.htm


Who are the gurus of games?
Thiagi
http://www.thiagi.com

Marc Prensky
http://www.marcprensky.com


How could I create
a WebQuest?


Bernie Dodge’s WebQuest Page
http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest.html

Template
http://www.macomb.k12.mi.us/wq/wqdtemp.htm


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