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Why Video Games are Good for Your Soul Paperback – April 1, 2005

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Am I a bad parent for letting [my child] play video games at 4? Not at all, according to Gee --Jim Louderback, USA Weekend Magazine

Gee astutely points out that for video game makers, unlike schools, failing to engage children is not an option --Terrence Hackett, Chicago Tribune

[Gee is] a serious scholar who is taking a lead in an emerging field --Scott Carlson, Chronicle of Higher Education

About the Author

James Paul Gee is the Tashia Morgridge Professor of Reading at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the author of the acclaimed What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy and the more recent Situated Language and Learning: A Critique of Traditional Schooling, both of which deal with video games and their implications for learning in the modern world.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Common Ground (April 1, 2005)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 128 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 186335574X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1863355742
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.7 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.14 x 0.28 x 9.21 inches
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