Journal article

“It’s got that power over you”: Negotiating Projective Identities in the English Classroom

Alexander Bacalja

Game Studies: the international journal of computer game research | Game Studies | Published : 2020


This paper explores the learning affordances associated with Gee’s notion of the projective identity principle. A case study introducing game-as-text into the English classroom is used to explore how the relationship between virtual and real-world identities is mediated by student habitus, game design, and classroom pedagogy.