How Games Support “21st Century Skills” » Online Universities

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What are the 21st Century skills? According to this post, which defines them based on the Serious Play conference, the skills range “from Virtual IQ, empathy, leadership, and ethics, to collaboration, communication, innovation, entrepreneurship, global perspective, and critical thinking.” The next question to ask might be how do games support these skills?

This post explores these issues in more detail. After looking at 21st Century skills a breakdwon of “essential competencies for a student in the Information Age” is provided, which looks at:

* Ways of thinking

* Ways of working

* Tools for working

* Skills for living in the world

For more information on this click through to the post.

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