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ERIC Number: EJ760340
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 17
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-0007-1013
Games and Learning Come Together to Maximise Effectiveness: The Challenge of Bridging the Gap
Pannese, Lucia; Carlesi, Maria
British Journal of Educational Technology, v38 n3 p438-454 May 2007
The authors are designing and carrying out some training sessions based on serious games with customers from different business environments and with some university student groups, both in northern Italy. Some business case studies are described in this article specifying the context, the training goal, the adopted training solution and the main characteristics of the designed game. Some screenshots are also shown. Furthermore, the authors are carrying out a survey both in the business and the university environment to analyse how the learners perceive these kinds of games in terms of effectiveness, engagement, pleasure, usability and freedom of behaviour while playing. Some results are reported in this paper, and the comparison between students' and employees' perception is shown. The questionnaire used can be found in the Appendix.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Italy