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ERIC Number: EJ1120061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1085-3545
The Social and Emotional Components of Gaming. A Response to "The Challenges of Gaming for Democratic Education"
Middaugh, Ellen
Democracy & Education, v24 n2 Article 8 2016
This response considers the role of video games in promoting the social and emotional aspects of civic education and engagement. Specifically, it discusses how design choices in iCivics and video games generally may impact students' emotional responses to issues and other people, sense of internal efficacy, and social connectedness. [For "The Challenges of Gaming for Democratic Education: The Case of iCivics," see EJ1120056.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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