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ERIC Number: EJ1071663
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0007-1013
Longitudinal Data on the Effectiveness of Mathematics Mini-Games in Primary Education
Bakker, Marjoke; Van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, Marja; Robitzsch, Alexander
British Journal of Educational Technology, v46 n5 p999-1004 Sep 2015
This paper describes a dataset consisting of longitudinal data gathered in the BRXXX project. The aim of the project was to investigate the effectiveness of online mathematics mini-games in enhancing primary school students' multiplicative reasoning ability (multiplication and division). The dataset includes data of 719 students from 35 primary schools in the Netherlands, who were followed from end Grade 1 to end Grade 3. Participating schools were randomly divided over three experimental conditions (playing at school, at home or at home with debriefing at school) and a control group. Tests of multiplicative reasoning ability were administered at the end of Grade 1 (pretest) and the end of Grade 2 and Grade 3 (posttests). In addition to the scores on these tests, the dataset includes measures of gameplay behavior, i.e., the time and effort students put in the games, and some student background variables.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education; Grade 2; Grade 3
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands