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Minds on Fire

How Role-Immersion Games Transform College

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674984097

Publication Date: 03/05/2018

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400 pages

1 line illustration, 2 tables

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  • Debate at Dawn
  • 1. “All Classes Are Sorta Boring”
  • 2. Subversive Play: The Bane of Higher Education
  • 3. Creating an Academic Subversive Play World
  • 4. Critical Thinking and Our Selves
  • 5. Overcoming the Silence of the Students
  • 6. Learning by Failing
  • 7. Building Community and Global Citizenship
  • 8. Inculcating Morality and Empathy (!)
  • 9. Teaching Leadership through Teamwork
  • 10. Teaching the Past by Getting It Wrong?
  • 11. The Strange World outside the Box
  • Socrates at Sunset
  • Appendix: List of Reacting Games
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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