Monday, July 18, 2005

PODCAST: Game On! Vol 1 no 2, July 18, 2005: Gaming and Developmental Needs

Scroll down to player at the end of the post to listen.

Length: 38:29

Apologies if it sounds a little disjointed, I switched over to Castblaster, but had to record in 10 minute segments, which I pasted together in Audacity.

Show notes follow; resources are in the order they were mentioned.

Search Institute http://www.search-institute.org
Independent nonporift research organization that created the developmental needs framework.

40 Developmental Assets of Adolescents http://www.search-institute.org/assets/
Framework of characteristics and experiences young people need to develop into healthy caring adults.

YALSA's New Directions in Library Service to Young Adults. (Chicago: ALA, 2003)
Makes a strong case for programs, materials and services driven by youth participation

Young Adult Library Services Association http://www.ala.org/yalsa
ALA divsion for librarians serving teens ages 12-18.

Katamari Damacy http://www.namco.com/games/katamari_damacy/
2 player game with unique premise and very simple game play.

MarioKart Double Dash http://www.mariokart.com/launch/index.html
4 player game with racing and battle modes

Constance A. Steinkueler https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/steinkuehler/web/
Ph.D. Candidate, Literacy Studies. University of Wisconsin.

Lineage http://www.lineage.com/
Korean MMORPG

Wired For Youth http://www.wiredforyouth.com/
Austin Public Library’s teen computer room, webpage and program.

Aquakid http://www.datax.com/aquakid/
Created by teens at Austin Public Library

Zombie High http://www.datax.com/zombie_high
Created by teens at Austin Public Library

Narc http://www.narcgame.com/
Action/adventure

The Sims http://www.thesims.ea.com
Simulation game, like having an electronic dollhouse

Runescape http://www.runescape.com
MMORPG

Karaoke Revolution Party http://www.konami.com/gs/karaokeparty/
Singing game

Dance Dance Revolution http://www.konami.com/gs/ddrultramix3/
Dancing game, like electronic twister

Virtue Games http://www.virtuegames.com/
Christian gaming company

What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy by James Paul Gee (New York: MacMillian Palgrave, 2003)
Defines 36 learning principles present in video games.

Sim School http://www.simschool.org
Simulated classroom game for teachers.

Fun Brain http://www.funbrain.com
Educational games

Shockwave http://www.shockwave.com
Recreational games

Quia http://www.quia.com
Fee site - teachers can create quizzes and games for test prep and student learning

Education Arcade http://www.educationarcade.com
James Paul Gee's site for educational games

North Hunterdon High School http://www.nhvweb.net/nhhs/MediaCenter/
NJ Library that hosts a student-run game night

Got Game? How the Gamer Generation is Reshaping Business Forever by John Beck and Mitchell Wade(Cambridge MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2004)
Focuses on the gamer generation and their unique characteristics from a business perspective.

Black & White http://www.eagames.com/redesign/games/pccd/bw/home.jsp
Be good. Be evil. Be a God.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic http://www.lucasarts.com/products/swkotor/
RPG game

Deus X http://www.eidos.co.uk/games/info.html?gmid=151
FPS/action adventure

5 comments:

Jenny Levine said...

Is this available as an MP3?

Beth Gallaway said...

I uploaded it to Audioblog as an MP3 - it isn't one now? @#$!

Beth Gallaway said...

I added it to FeedBurner, and you should be able to find it through iTunes - will work on it!

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James Prudente said...

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