Tag: mcgonigal

  • Gaming as a Learning technology

    I was watching Jane McGonigal’s TED talk and her logic of gaming being a parallel learning track for this generation’s youth is pretty convincing. For example, a researcher at CMU through a survey has found that by the age of 21, a youngster has put in almost 10,000 hours of online gaming. Add to it […]

  • Using games to get better

    So what do you do when you fall ill or are suffering from an ailment? I usually go on a leave, sit at home and nurse (or be nursed) myself back to health. It takes some time, but the leave is a welcome break. I bet many of us do small variations of this. But […]