Thursday, July 10, 2008

More on Assessment

Dialog on Strategic Meaning Making with Gamestar Mechanic

From game design thinking to game design literacy. Criticisms of current assessment
  • Undue emphasis for "commodity" jobs
  • "standardized " knowledge fails to recognize othe ways of knowing
  • undue emphasis on evaluative function has undermined formative function
Challenge for assessing within gaming
  • design literacy as participation in three dialogs
  • Big "D" discourse htery (Gee, 1999)
Studio Thinking and Game Design
Game design through mentoring and collaboration. Visual arts meets gaming

This can be used in game design
  • Framework for teaching
  • characterizing and assessing learning

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