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Industry news: Employability and skills

Can video games develop employability skills?

18 January 2019   (0 Comments)

Commercial video games are designed for entertainment, but still require players to exercise a range of essential essential skills such as resourcefulness, adaptability and critical thinking.

Scholars including James Paul Gee, Constance Steinkuehler and Kurt Squire argue that games are complex systems which players must work hard to understand.

Dr Matthew Barr, lecturer at the University of Glasgow, conducted a study that sought to put games to the test.

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