Here we’ve collected a handful of books and academic papers that mention 3rd World Farmer in one context or another. They can be useful for anyone interested in one of the many academic fields that the game touches on. That could be game studies, simulation theory, studies of narrative, educational technology, or studies of activism and media strategies in a world of social media sharing, online game portals and educational platforms.

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Books mentioning 3rd World Farmer

Gaming the Past, by Jeremiah McCall, Routledge, 2011:

Global Civil Society 2012 – Ten Years of Critical Reflection

The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

Serious Games: Third Joint International Conference, JCSG 2017, Valencia, Spain, November 23-24, 2017, Proceedings:

Gaming and the Arts of Storytelling, by Darshana Jayemanne (Editor), MDPI AG, 2019:

Excellence in College Teaching and Learning: Classroom and Online Instruction, by George Henderson & Susan Smith-Nash , Charles C Thomas Publisher, 2007:

Articles and Papers mentioning 3rd World Farmer

“Evaluation of Serious Games, as a Tool for Education for Sustainable Development” by Georgia Liarakou, Eleni Sakka, Costas Gavrilakis, Costas Tsolakidis, University of the Aegean, Greece, 2012.

“Digital Game Education: Designing interventions to encourage players’ informed reflections on their digital gaming practices” by Rafael Marques de Albuquerque, University of Nottingham, Feb 2016.

“Simulation Debriefing: Comparing 3rd World Farmer to Rural Life in Sub-Saharan Africa” by Danielle Keating, PAXsims, December 1st, 2014.

“Games for Empathy for Social Impact,” by Chara Papoutsi, and Athanasios S. Drigas, NCSR DEMOKRITOS, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, Net Media Lab, Athens, Greece, September 23rd, 2016.

“Serious Games for Personal and Social Learning & Ethics: Status and Trends” by Gonçalo Pereira, António Brisson, Rui Prada, Ana Paiva, Francesco Bellott, Milos Kravcik, Ralf Klamma, Procedia Computer Science vol. 15, 2012.

“An Overview of Serious Games” by Fedwa Laamarti, Mohamad Eid, and Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, International Journal of Computer Games Technology, Volume 2014.

“A Survey of Serious Games on Sustainable Development” by Korina Katsaliaki and Navonil Mustafee, Proceedings of the 2012 Winter Simulation Conference, 2012.

“Children’s Rights Education via Game-based Activities: An Intervention in Kindergarten” by Theonia Sakka and Dimitris Gouscos, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, International Journal of Serious Games, Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2023.