ERIC Number: EJ1064784
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
K-12 Teachers Encounter Digital Games: A Qualitative Investigation of Teachers' Perceptions of the Potential of Digital Games for K-12 Education
Dickey, Michele D.
Interactive Learning Environments, v23 n4 p485-495 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate teachers' perceptions of the integration of digital games for K-12 education. Specifically, this qualitative investigation focuses on reflective dialogued gathered from a group of K-12 educators about their experiences and perceptions of learning about and playing digital games for teaching and learning. Reflections consist of teachers' experiences as game players with both commercial and educational games and their perceptions about the potential value of using digital games for learning. The goal of this research is to investigate teachers' perceptions and insight into the potential of digital games for teaching and learning to gain insight into methods for integrating digital games in K-12 education.
Descriptors: Computer Games, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration, Graduate Study, Females, Gender Differences, Fantasy, Computer Simulation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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