Periodicals>Magazine Article:  Holbert, Nathan (February 2008), Shooting Aliens: The Gamer’s Guide to Thinking, Educational Leadership, Volume 65 | Number 5, Retrieved on 2015-11-09
Folksonomies: gaming gamification


09 NOV 2015

 Video Games Require the Scientific Method

Video games aren’t as easy as they seem to the uninitiated. One cannot simply sit down and immediately begin shooting those aliens. One must first learn how to play the game. Gee (2003) suggests that skilled players learn to play using a four-step probing process (p. 90): 1. The player must probe the virtual world by looking around the current environment, clicking on something, or engaging in a certain action. 2. On the basis of the probing results, the player must form a hypothesis abou...
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