ERIC Number: EJ526319
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Seriously Considering Play: Designing Interactive Learning Environments Based on the Blending of Microworlds, Simulations, and Games.
Rieber, Lloyd P.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v44 n2 p43-58 1996
Provides a brief overview of the history, research, and theory related to play. Research from education, psychology, and anthropology suggests that play is a powerful mediator for lifelong learning, and the design of hybrid learning environments is suggested based on the constructivist concept of microworlds and supported with games and simulations. Contains 86 references. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A