A collecting point for an extended academic bibliography developed over the years as a starting point for work done on games, learning, and motivation. Please nominate other suggestions over in our forums
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Bandura, A. (1977). Self-efficacy: Toward a unifying theory of behavior change. Psychological Review, 84, 191-215
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Bandura, A. (1994). Self-Efficacy. In V.S. Ramachaudran (Ed.). Encyclopedia of human behavior (Vol. 4, pp 71-81). New York: Academic Press.
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Benjamin, Walter. (1968). “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”. From Illuminations. Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.
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Bryant, F. B., & Smith, D. (2001). Refining the Architecture of Aggression: A Measurement Model for the Buss–Perry Aggression Questionnaire. Journal of Research in Personality, 35(2), 138-167.
Bucy, E. P. (2004). The Debate. The Information Society, 20(5), 371-371.
Bucy, E.P. (2004). Interactivity in Society: Locating an Elusive Concept. The Information Society, 20(5), 373-383.
Burgoon, J., Bonito, J., Ramirez, A., Dunbar, N., Kam, K., and Fischer, J. (2002). Testing the Interactivity Principle: Effects of Mediation, Propinquity, and Verbal and Nonverbal Modalities in Interpersonal Interaction. Journal of Communication, 52(3), 657.
Carroll, J. L., Carolin, P. M. (1989). Relationship between game playing and personality. Psychological Reports, June, 705-706.
Chaffee, S. (1991). Explication (Communication Concepts 1). Newbury Park: Sage
Chua, A. (2005). The design and implementation of a simulation game for teaching knowledge management. Journal for the American Society of Information Science and Technology 56 (11) 1207-1216
Cordova, D.L., and Lepper, M.R. (1996) Intrinsic motivation and the process of learning: Beneficial effects of contextualization, personalization, and choice. Journal of Educational Psychology, 88, 715-730.
Costikyan, G. (2002). I have no words and I must design: toward a critical vocabulary for games. Originally published in Interactive Fantasy (1994) #2. Accessed from http://www.costik.com/nowords.html, 21 April 2005.
Costikyan, G. (2005). The revolution began with paper. The Escapist. Accessed from http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/print/253, 7 February 2008
Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1975). Beyond Boredom and Anxiety. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1991). Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. New York: Harper & Row
de Freitas, S. (2007). Serious games-engaging training solutions: A research and development project for supporting training needs. British Journal of Educational Technology, 38(3), 523-525.
Diamond, L.K. & Brannick, M.T. (2003, April). Performance and perceived team and player efficacy in bowling teams. Paper presented to the 18th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizations Psychology, Orlando, FL.
Diamond, P. M., & Magaletta, R. (2006). The Short-Form Buss-Perry Aggression Questionnaire (BPAQ-SF): A Validation Study With Federal Offenders. Assessment, 13(3), 227-240.
Dobson, M. W. (2008). Exploring interactive stories in an HIV/AIDS learning game: HEALTHSIMNET. Simulation & Gaming, 39(1), 39.
Downes, E. and McMillan, S. (2000). Defining Interactivity. New Media & Society. 2 (2) 157- 179
Durlak, J. T. (1987). A typology for interactive media. Communication Yearbook, 10, 743-757.
Ermi, L., Helio, S., and Mayra, F. (2004). The power of games and control of playing: Children as the actors of game cultures. Report from Hypermedia Laboratory Net Series 6. University of Tampere, Finland.
Fabricatore, C., Nussbaum, M., & Rosas, R. (2002). Playability in Action Videogames: A Qualitative Design Model. Human-Computer Interaction, 17(4), 311-368.
Faria, A. J. & Wellington, W. (2004). A survey of simulation game users, former-users, and never-users. Simulation & Gaming, 35(2)
Farrell, Thomas, and Soukoup Paul, ed. (2002). An Ong Reader, Challenges for Further Inquiry. Hampton Press, Inc.
Fernandez-Ballesteros, R., Diez-Nicholas, J., Caprara, G. V., Barbaranelli, C., & Bandura, A. (2002). Certerminants and structural relation of personal efficacy to collective efficacy. Applies Psychology: An International Review, 51(1), 107-125
Fong, G. (2006). Adapting COTS games for military experimentation. Simulation & Gaming, 37(4).
Garris, R. (2002). Games, motivation, and learning: A research and practice model. Simulation & Gaming, 33(4), 441.
Gee, J. (2003). What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan
Goddard, R. (2002). A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of the Measurement of Collective Efficacy: The Development of a Short Form. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 62(1), 97-110.
Goddard, R.D., Hoy, W.K., & Woolfolk-Hoy, A. (2004). Collective efficacy beliefs: Theoretical developments, empirical evidence, and future directions. Educational Researcher, 33(3), 3-13
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Greenberg, B., Sherry, J., Lachlan, K., Lucas, K. & Holmstrom, A. (2005). Orientations to video games among gender and age groups. Originally presented at the National Communication Association annual conference, 2003, Miami, FL.
Greitzer, F., Kuchar, O., & Huston K. (2007). Cognitive science implications for enhancing training effectiveness in a serious gaming context. Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC), 7(3)
Guillory, B. (2006) Media Typology and Its Use in Defining Convergence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Dresden International Congress Centre, Dresden, Germany. Online, Retrieved 2008-04-11 from http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p92917_index.html
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Hill, J., Ray, C., Blair, J., and Carver, C. (2003). Puzzles and games: addressing different learning styles in teaching operating systems concepts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education conference, Reno, NV, February 2003.
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Kriz, W. (2003). Creating Effective Learning Environments and Learning Organizations through Gaming Simulation Design. Simulation and Gaming, 34(4), 495-511.
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Lieberman, D.A. (2006). What can we learn from playing interactive games? Chapter in P. Vorderer & J. Bryant (Eds.), Playing video games: Motives, responses, and consequences. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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Mayer, I., & De Jong, M. (2004). Combining GDSS and gaming for decision support. Group Decision and Negotiation. 13. 223-241
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ARTICLES & TEXTS FROM CONNECTIONS ONLINE 2022
Appleget, J., Burks, R., & Cameron F. (2020). The craft of wargaming: A detailed planning guide for defense planners and analysts. Naval Institute Press.
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Caffrey, M. B. (2019). On wargaming. Naval War College Press. Retrieved April 28, 2022 from https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/newport-papers/43
Compton, J. (2019, October 9). The obstacles on the road to better analytical wargaming. War on the Rocks. https://warontherocks.com/2019/10/the-obstacles-on-the-road-to-better-analytical-wargaming/
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