Grantee Profile

Learning Games Network

Grants to Learning Games Network

  • $400,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Learning Games Network, an off-shoot of the Education Arcade at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Games+Learning+Society Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is an innovative, non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gap between research and practice in game-based learning. This grant will support a two-year fellowship to examine the effect of video games on learning, and bring together leading researchers, educators, and game developers to facilitate communication and development of common definitions and methodologies that could significantly accelerate the success of games for learning.

  • $101,911

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — To explore whether and how playing online games improves learning (18 months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Learning Games Network $501,911 between 1978 and 2017.