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Audio from GLLS2007: Information Literacy through Unique Education Gaming Application

Submitted by Jenny Levine on August 22, 2007 - 12:31pm

By Annie Downey and Kristin Boyett
Presented July 24, 2007

Kristin Boyett talks about creating an information literacy game at the University of North Texas Library "The University of North Texas Libraries is planning a unique, online educational game to develop information literacy among its students. This presentation will include information on the entire development process of this single player online role-playing game.

A brief introduction into the current state of gaming, including studies regarding gaming as an educational tool and the potential of gaming to teach information literacy will be presented. Educational gaming is a field that is growing quickly, and will potentially have tremendous impact on the future of how we teach and learn." More info....

Listen to an MP3 audio file of this session (39MB, 42:46)

tags: glls2007, gaming in libraries


Comments (1)

I agree that education

I agree that education through gaming is effective. However, I wonder how it impacts on psychology... Is there a way to prevent addiction?