Designing social videogames for educational uses
Computers & Education Volume 58, Number 1, ISSN 0360-1315 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
In this paper we analyze the main areas of research into educational videogames and in the evolution of the technologies and design methodologies that are making these interactive systems increasingly natural, immersive and social. We present the design and development of a prototype for a collaborative educational videogame based on a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) engine for use in various educational contexts in (a) university education and (b) secondary education.
González-González, C. & Blanco-Izquierdo, F. (2012). Designing social videogames for educational uses. Computers & Education, 58(1), 250-262. Elsevier Ltd.