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Computer & Video Game Archive

Resources related to the Computer & Video Game Archive, as well as projects and studies involving video games.

About Game-Based Learning

As the concept of game-based learning is evolving, it's been called by many different names, including gameful learning and gamification.

Although definitions are also evolving, here are a few differences in broad terms. Game-based learning is "simply learning through games," while gamification is "the application of game-like mechanics to non-game entities to encourage a certain type of behavior."

Here are some resources to get you started. 

News & Initiatives

Game-Based Learning Centers

U-M Research Examples

Resources on the Web

Resources in Mirlyn