Bridging Literacies with Videogames

  • Hannah R. Gerber
  • Sandra Schamroth Abrams

Part of the Gaming Ecologies and Pedagogies Series book series (GEAPS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
    1. Sandra Schamroth Abrams, Hannah R. Gerber
      Pages 1-7
  2. (Re)Creating Worlds and Texts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Trent Hergenrader
      Pages 11-27
    3. Ryan M. Rish
      Pages 29-52
    4. Jen Scott Curwood
      Pages 53-66
    5. Anne Burke
      Pages 67-88
  3. Massive Multiplayer Second Language Learning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Jason Yj Lee, Charlotte Pass
      Pages 91-101
    3. Javier Corredor, Matthew Gaydos
      Pages 103-127
    4. Zhuo Li, Chu-Chuan Chiu, Maria R. Coady
      Pages 129-152
  4. Videogames and Classroom Learning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Lan Ngo, Nora A. Peterman, Susan Goldstein
      Pages 171-186
    3. Julie Warner
      Pages 187-207
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 209-210

About this book


Bridging Literacies with Videogames provides an international perspective of literacy practices, gaming culture, and traditional schooling. Featuring studies from Australia, Colombia, South Korea, Canada, and the United States, this edited volume addresses learning in primary, secondary, and tertiary environments with topics related to: • re-creating worlds and texts • massive multiplayer second language learning • videogames and classroom learning These diverse topics will provide scholars, teachers, and curriculum developers with empirical support for bringing videogames into classroom spaces to foster meaning making. Bridging Literacies with Videogames is an essential text for undergraduates, graduates, and faculty interested in contemporizing learning with the medium of the videogame.


digital literacies game-based learning gaming communities paratexts videogames

Editors and affiliations

  • Hannah R. Gerber
    • 1
  • Sandra Schamroth Abrams
    • 2
  1. 1.Sam Houston State UniversityTexasUSA
  2. 2.St. John’s UniversityNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information SensePublishers-Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2014
  • Publisher Name SensePublishers, Rotterdam
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Online ISBN 978-94-6209-668-4
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