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Barron, Nancy Guera; Gruber, Sibylle; Pfannenstiel, Amber Nicole – Across the Disciplines, 2016
In this article, we show how discussions of creating high-impact learning experiences led to the Undergraduate Videogame Symposium, a public venue where students from all disciplines presented their disciplinary learning to a non-disciplinary audience. After providing an introduction to the learning principles emphasized by the Interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Motivation, Participant Observation, Undergraduate Students
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Piotrowski, Chris – College Student Journal, 2015
This study attempts to identify the typological-research domain of the extant literature on video games related to college-age samples (18-29 years-of-age). A content analysis of 264 articles, from PsycINFO for these identifiers, was performed. Findings showed that negative or pathological aspects of video gaming, i.e., violence potential,…
Descriptors: Video Games, Late Adolescents, Young Adults, Violence
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Hayes, Elisabeth – TechTrends: Linking Research & Practice to Improve Learning, 2005
While video gaming has grown immensely as an industry over the last decade, with growing numbers of gamers around the globe, including women, gaming continues to be a very gendered practice. The apparent gender divide in video gaming has caught the attention of both the gaming industry and educators, generating considerable discussion and…
Descriptors: Video Games, Industry, Females, Fantasy
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Agosto, Denise E. – Teacher Librarian, 2004
Over the last two decades, the topic of gender and computer gaming has generated much research interest. Researchers have examined a number of related issues, including the relative frequency with which girls and boys use computer games, the educational benefits of gaming and the types of educational games that appeal to girls. This article…
Descriptors: Toys, Females, Educational Benefits, School Libraries
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Bressler, D. M.; Bodzin, A. M. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2013
Current studies have reported that secondary students are highly engaged while playing mobile augmented reality (AR) learning games. Some researchers have posited that players' engagement may indicate a flow experience, but no research results have confirmed this hypothesis with vision-based AR learning games. This study investigated factors…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Affective Behavior, Learner Engagement, Secondary School Students
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Hamlen, Karla R. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2013
Prior research has found common trends among children's video game play as related to gender, age, interests, creativity, and other descriptors. This study re-examined the previously reported trends by utilizing principal components analysis with variables such as creativity, general characteristics, and problem-solving methods to determine…
Descriptors: Video Games, Creative Thinking, Children, Factor Analysis
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Ružic-Baf, Maja; Strnak, Hrvoje; Debeljuh, Andrea – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2016
The availability of new information and communication technologies to an increasingly younger population, the constant availability of the Internet and the opportunity to search information, to create new types and models of communication, types of acceptance and ways of accepting and coping with the infinite amount of information, the velocity…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Video Games, Grade 7
Tobias, Sigmund, Ed.; Fletcher, J. D., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
There is intense interest in computer games. A total of 65 percent of all American households play computer games, and sales of such games increased 22.9 percent last year. The average amount of game playing time was found to be 13.2 hours per week. The popularity and market success of games is evident from both the increased earnings from games,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Constructivism (Learning), Play, Video Games
Siyahhan, Sinem – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The limited number of studies on intergenerational play suggests that not many parents play video games with their children (Lenhart, Jones, & Macgill, 2008). However, when intentionally designed to support intergenerational play, video game could provide an opportunity for parents and children to connect in new and powerful ways, especially…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Video Games, Parent Child Relationship, Design
Stamper, John, Ed.; Pardos, Zachary, Ed.; Mavrikis, Manolis, Ed.; McLaren, Bruce M., Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2014
The 7th International Conference on Education Data Mining held on July 4th-7th, 2014, at the Institute of Education, London, UK is the leading international forum for high-quality research that mines large data sets in order to answer educational research questions that shed light on the learning process. These data sets may come from the traces…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Data Processing, Data Analysis, Data Collection