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June 13, 2018

U.S. News & World Report

Schools Use Esports as a Learning Platform

By Constance Steinkuehler

Constance Steinkuehler, professor of informatics, writes: “Through the spring season, our research team at University of California—Irvine has carefully observed students, parents and coaches, and we've made some exciting discoveries. Already we have seen some students shift from a focus on their own individual glory to their team's best interest, and from a reactionary stance toward their performance ("We lost and it stinks!") to a proactive stance ("OK, that didn't work. What can we do differently next time?").”

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Schools Use Esports as a Learning Platform

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