How Are Games Educational? Learning Theories Embodied in Games

@inproceedings{Becker2005HowAG,
  title={How Are Games Educational? Learning Theories Embodied in Games},
  author={Katrin Becker},
  booktitle={DiGRA Conference},
  year={2005}
}
  • K. Becker
  • Published in DiGRA Conference 2005
  • Education
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