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ERIC Number: EJ948541
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 26
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1046-8781
R. Garry Shirts: Simulation Gaming Exemplar
Dukes, Richard L.; Fowler, Sandra M.; DeKoven, Bernie
Simulation & Gaming, v42 n5 p545-570 Oct 2011
This article is written as a tribute to R. Garry Shirts who through his exemplary authorship and publication of gamed simulations was designated "Defender of the Playful". Garry Shirts was the master of creating the "Aha! Moment" in learning through "deep play". Among the many gamed simulations he designed, the authors chronicle two "tour de force" games, STARPOWER and BAFA' BAFA'.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California