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HOW VIDEO GAMES EMBODY 21ST CENTURY LEARNING SKILLS

Video games have moved from being thought of as a trivial pastime commonly associated with antisocial adolescents, to securing a central position in contemporary culture. They converge many of the sensibilities that characterize the digital age, leading renowned media theorist Professor Henry Jenkins to claim that video games will become the defining art form of the 21st Century. Educators today are rethinking and reshaping their practice to align with the demands of a rapidly changing wired world.