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Gaming Lives in the Twenty-First Century

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This volume examines the claim that computer games can provide better literacy and learning environments than schools. Using case-studies in the US at the beginning of the twenty-first century and the words and observations of individual gamers, the book offers historical and cultural analyses of their literacy development, practices and values.

Author Biography

CYNTHIA L. SELFE is Humanities Distinguished Professor in the English Department at The Ohio State University, USA. GAIL E. HAWISHER is University Distinguished Teacher/Scholar and Founding Director of the Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA.
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June 6th, 2007
Edited by Cynthia L. Selfe Edited by Gail E. Hawisher Edited by James Paul Gee
Country of Publication
United States
XIII, 273 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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