Literature review in games and learning
Literature review in games and learning

John Kirriemuir and Angela McFarlene

Research Report, January 2004

This review provides:

  • a summary of the contemporary state of the computer and video gaming industry, market and culture
  • an overview of the main developments in research into gaming and the educational relevance of video games, and a summary of the literature resulting from this research
  • a basis for communication between the educational research community and the commercial sector on the subject of the use of games technologies in the design of learning resources
  • a basis for discussion within educational communities on the use of digital games within educational settings.

Further Information:
Format: PDF, 39pp, ISBN: 0954469569

How to cite this publication:

Kirriemuir, J. and McFarlene, A. (2004). Literature review in games and learning. Bristol: Futurelab.