edutainment

[[t]e̱ʤʊte͟ɪnmənt[/t]]
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People use edutainment to refer to things such as computer games which are designed to be entertaining and educational at the same time.

...the increased demand for edutainment software.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Edutainment — Ed|u|tain|ment 〈[ɛdjutɛın ] n. 15; unz.〉 interaktive Form der Wissensvermittlung, bei der Lerninhalte u. kulturelle Informationen über eine Mischung aus Text, Bild, Ton u. Filmsequenzen auf CD ROM spielerisch u. unterhaltsam vermittelt werden; →a …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • edutainment — noun Etymology: education + entertainment Date: 1973 entertainment (as by games, films, or shows) that is designed to be educational …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • edutainment — /ej oo tayn meuhnt/, n. a television program, movie, book, etc., that is both educational and entertaining, esp. one intended primarily for children in the elementary grades. Also called infotainment. [EDU(CATION) + (ENTER)TAINMENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • edutainment — noun A form of programming (cinematic, television, live action, and games, especially computer games) that provides both education and entertainment …   Wiktionary

  • Edutainment — En blanding af ordene education og entertainment undervisning og underholdning. Betegner programmer, der hjælper med indlæring på en underholdende måde …   Danske encyklopædi

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