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How the Social Element in Game-based Learning Can Interfere With Learning Outcomes: An Examination of the Research Literature
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 1820–1830
This paper discusses the discovery of a pattern in the research literature suggesting the possibility of a detrimental effect on learning when social elements are used in educational video games. The chain of causality is as follows: social elements ...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 1 (Feb 21, 2015) pp. 39–45
This paper analyzes students’ experience with Cogent, a virtual economy system used throughout the 4 years of a B.S. degree in a Technology major. The case study explains the rules of the Cogent system and investigates its effectiveness to motivate...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 388–394
As the effects of climate change become greater and more pronounced, so too, does the need to raise awareness about its widespread implications among members of the general public. This study examines research literature on environmental education...