In this paper we describe an eighteen month collaboration between a university design-based, research group and an after-school organization for children. In this collaboration, we engaged in a process of transforming local context from one minimally focused on learning to one in which content learning and personal development were central.
Ant hropology and Education Quarterly, Vol. 35, Issue 2, pp. 254-268, ISSN 0161-7761, online
About Sasha A. Barab PhD
Sasha Barab is a Professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, where he co-founded and serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Games and Impact.
Dr. Barab is an internationally recognized Learning Scientist who holds the Pinnacle West Chair of Education, and who has researched, designed, and published extensively on the challenges and opportunities of using games for impact.
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