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ERIC Number: EJ1153596
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 13
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ISSN: ISSN-1093-023X
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Measuring the Differences between Traditional Learning and Game-Based Learning Using Electroencephalography (EEG) Physiologically Based Methodology
Chen, Ching-Huei
Journal of Interactive Learning Research, v28 n3 p221-233 Jul 2017
Students' cognitive states can reflect a learning experience that results in engagement in an activity. In this study, we used electroencephalography (EEG) physiologically based methodology to evaluate students' levels of attention and relaxation, as well as their learning performance within a traditional and game-based learning context. While no significant differences in the values of attention and relaxation between learning contexts were found, the study found that students who were not familiar with the content tended to pay more attention during game-based learning because this learning approach may be radically different from the way they typically learn. The game-based learning approach successfully attracted more attention from students with low prior knowledge. Game-based learning provides learning content and activities that challenge students to concentrate in order to arrive at solutions. The results of this study provide implications that require further investigation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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