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ERIC Number: EJ610150
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0735-6331
Just Playing a Game? Educational Simulation Software and Cognitive Outcomes.
Henderson, Lyn; Klemes, Joel; Eshet, Yoram
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v22 n1 p105-29 2000
Describes a study that investigated whether second grade students internalized content and concepts embedded in a science computer simulation as opposed to treating it as a game to be played. Discusses cognitive outcomes and processes, thinking skills, use of scientific language, transfer to other contexts, and partner and gender considerations. (Contains 49 references.) (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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