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A Truly New Approach to Education
Quest to Learn is a public 6–12 school with an innovative educational philosophy developed by top educators and game theorists at The Institute of Play, with funding from The MacArthur Foundation.
Based on our university values, DePaul Esports in an inclusive community that honors and respects human dignity through gaming and in gaming. DePaul prepares students for careers in or associated with the exploding esports industry in majors that range from game design to sports management.
Georgia State is also among Georgia universities starting the Georgia Esports League (GEL), which begins tournament play in fall 2017. Along with Georgia State, students from Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennesaw State University, the University of North Georgia and others will compete in the game “Brawlhalla.”
The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) is a nonprofit membership association organized by and on behalf of our member institutions. Together, our members are developing the structure and tools needed to advance collegiate esports in the varsity space.
UCI is the first public university to create an official esports program and is regarded as one of the best and most comprehensive in the world. In 2016, the UCI Esports Arena powered by iBUYPOWER was opened, and UCI offered scholarships to its first League of Legends teams.
Western Kentucky University is positioned to become a founding program in collegiate eSports. Their goal is to carry that momentum forward, and they wish to see Western Kentucky University become known as the premiere university for eSports in the country. This means providing their players with top of the line equipment, a dedicated eSports arena, an excellent coaching staff, and scholarships to attract the best talent in the world
Call Number: Cudahy Main Stacks LC3731 .M585 2019 and Online
Publication Date: 2019
This book argues that digital games can potentially help to solve the problems of minority students insufficient academic preparation, and that a game-based learning environment can help to engage these students with the content and facilitate academic achievement.
Call Number: Lewis Library Main Stacks LB1028.75 .T66 2015
Publication Date: 2015
From Greg Toppo, USA Today's national K-12 education and demographics reporter, The Game Believes in You presents the story of a small group of visionaries who, for the past 40 years, have been pushing to get game controllers into the hands of learners.
Call Number: Cudahy Library Main Stacks LB2395.7 .C38 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Minds on Fire is a provocative critique of educational reformers who deplored role-playing pedagogies, from Plato to Dewey to Erikson. Carnes also makes an impassioned appeal for pedagogical innovation. At a time when cost-cutting legislators and trustees are increasingly drawn to online learning, Carnes focuses on how bricks-and-mortar institutions of higher education can set young minds on fire.