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How playing video games could get you a better job

03 September 2019

people playing online computer games

Co-founder of Game Academy David Barrie sees gameplay as a resource for talent and that skills learnt through gaming are transferable.

Earlier this year, gamer Matthew Ricci told gaming site Kotaku, "If you're playing EVE Online you basically already have an MBA [Master of Business Administration]."


Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology

Use this and other examples to:

  • explain how people’s perception of technology influences their acceptance of technology
  • explain how people’s perception of technology impacts on future technological development

Image courtesy of Anthony Brolin on Unsplash.

Keywords: careers, gaming, digital technologies, characteristics of technology

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