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ERIC Number: EJ166648
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Publication Date: 1977
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Game Simulation: Life is the Name of the Game
Polos, Nicholas C.
Social Studies, 68, 4, 156-60, Jul/Aug 77
There are pros and cons in using simulation games to enhance social studies textbook content. Teachers should not assume that games accurately represent reality, although they do allow students to experience decision making. Research indicates that games do not promote increased learning or motivation; however, games are effective in teaching under-achievers. (AV)
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