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ERIC Number: EJ1131978
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1354-0602
A Qualitative Literature Review of Educational Games in the Classroom: The Teacher's Pedagogical Activities
Kangas, Marjaana; Koskinen, Antti; Krokfors, Leena
Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, v23 n4 p451-470 2017
The interest towards research on learning games is continuously growing, however, the integration of games in teaching is still a somewhat unexplored area of study. In this qualitative literature review, we were interested in the pedagogical foundations that underpin empirical studies and especially in the teacher's role/activities regarding the use of games in education. The data collection method was based on the systematic literature review models. The data consisted of 35 articles that were coded by using interpretive approach. The results indicate that the teacher's role was pedagogically active in 21 articles. The teacher's pedagogical activities became evident in various game-based learning processes: in planning, in orientation, during the gaming, and after the game-play sessions.
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Language: English
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