video games as a learning tool?

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by janey, Jul 8, 2003.

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    janey

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    Mr. Anderson

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    I agree with this totally - you learn how to do things, solve problems. Taking a test that's multiple choice is crap for learning - especially if you have a chance to guess the answer.

    When I have kids they'll be playing games and they'll have some competition from me....;)

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    Kwyjibo

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    I learned alot from video games especially in recent days
    for instance if you take a turn on a motorcycle at like 200 mph and go straight into a walll...you get back up and finish the race....similarly i learned how to double clutch and that if i crackup my c ar, all i havce to do is wait 10s and its remade .... :)

    nice article tho
     
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    Billicus

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    Sounds good to me...Now I'll have a reason to be playing games all the time...:p
     

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