Video Games and Learning
"So here we have something that is long, hard, and challenging. However, you cannot play a game if you cannot learn it. ... Of course, designers could keep making the games shorter and simpler to facilitate learning. That's often what shcools do. But, no, in this case game designers keep making the games longer and more challenging (and introduce new things in new ones) and still manage to get them learned. How?"
--What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy ( publisher | Amazon )