SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Leet Noobs
By

Rating
;
Product Description
Product Details

About the Author

Mark Chen received a PhD in educational technology and learning sciences from the University of Washington. He is currently working with the LIFE Center and the Center for Game Science. He has published in Games and Culture, E-Learning, and Transformative Works and Cultures.

Reviews

"'Leet Noobs' addresses key issues in new literacy studies from a unique position. As both a gamer and a sophisticated thinker about technology, games, and learning, Mark Chen is able to trace the ongoing successes and failures of a high-end raiding guild in 'World of Warcraft' from multiple perspectives, and draws the reader in to the fraught and uncertain process of raiding. Chen shows us the critical importance of the possibility of failure in players' ongoing process of gaining social and cultural capital, along with how access to that expertise is always embedded in the social and the technological. 'Leet Noobs' will be an important resource for thinking about learning and games for years to come." (Thomas M. Malaby, Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) "Through fantastic attention to detail, Mark Chen shows the complexity of gaming practice and provides critical insight into the formation of expertise. This is a must-read for anyone interested in the rich forms of action, and interaction, in multiplayer spaces." (T. L. Taylor, Associate Professor in the Center for Computer Games Research, IT University of Copenhagen)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Leet Noobs: The Life and Death of an Expert Player Group in "World of Warcraft" (New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top