9781466636736

Serious Games and Virtual Worlds in Education, Professional Development, and Healthcare

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  • ISBN13:

    9781466636736

  • ISBN10:

    1466636734

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-03-31
  • Publisher: Igi Global

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Summary

Too often the suggestion of using games and virtual environments in an educational setting is met with skepticism and objections. Many traditionally-oriented educators are simply not aware of the benefits that come from implementing digital games into an instructional environment. Serious Games and Multi-User Virtual Environments in Education, Professional Development, and Healthcare seeks to counter these doubts by explaining how digital environments can easily become familiar and beneficial for educational and professional development. Highlighting techniques beyond the traditional practice, this reference source is useful for researchers, academics, professionals, and students interested in the benefits to implementing these games into various aspects of our environment.

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