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Urban expressions and experiential gaming

, , Carleton University, Canada

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-62-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


In this paper we present a geo-located game in connection with experiential learning, beginning with motivation, and outlining the gameplay and game mechanics. The game encourages collaborative exploration of the environment and facilitates production and sharing of stories and city experiences. We discuss our experience while play-testing the game. We then present the elaboration of virtual stories and the creation of a community wiki atlas. Lastly, we describe the status of the game, and its role in course-teaching


Dormann, C. & Biddle, R. (2007). Urban expressions and experiential gaming. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3506-3511). Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 22, 2019 from .



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