Item Details

TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Brenda Brathwaite - Gaming for Understanding

TED Conferences LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
It's never easy to get across the magnitude of complex tragedies, so when Brenda Brathwaite's daughter came home from school asking about slavery, she did what she does for a living: she designed a game. At TEDxPhoenix, Brathwaite describes the surprising effectiveness of this game and others in helping the player really understand the story.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
9 min.
Language
English
Rating
12 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 22, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Brenda Brathwaite
Gaming for Understanding
Contents
  • Games Mean Something to Us (2:15)
  • Do You Take the Picture or Not? (1:56)
  • A Child's View of the Middle Passage (0:59)
  • Value in a Game (2:07)
  • Teaching Culture Through Games (1:44)
  • Credits: TEDTalks: Brenda Brathwaite - Gaming for Understanding (0:05)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Publisher no.
52979 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (9 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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