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Sendra, Anna; Lozano-Monterrubio, Natàlia; Prades-Tena, Jordi; Gonzalo-Iglesia, Juan Luis – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
This paper introduces the results of applying a gameful approach based on six playful activities as a tool to improve the learning process in higher education. A total of 850 students from different courses of Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain) were involved in the study. The strategy was evaluated through a participant observation (active and…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Educational Games, Role Playing, Simulation
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Ahmad, Faizan; Ahmed, Zeeshan; Muneeb, Sara – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
An improvement in cognitive performance through brain games play is implicit yet progressive. It is necessary to explore factors that potentially accelerate this improvement process. Like various other significant yet unexplored aspects, it is equally essential to establish a performative (fusion of accuracy and efficiency) insight about players'…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Brain, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes
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Avidov-Ungar, Orit; Hayak, Merav – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
This is a case study of innovative teaching that examined how 28 elementary school teachers in Israel perceived their implementation of digital game-based learning (DGBL) in their classrooms. The study involved teachers in Israel, who implement DGBL into their classroom teaching. Qualitative analysis of semistructured in-depth interviews with the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Adoption (Ideas), Technology Integration
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Li, Ke; Peterson, Mark; Wang, Qiao – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
This paper reports on a project that draws upon the framework of the community of inquiry to support game-based language learning outside classroom. Case study design was employed to collect and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data, with a view to investigating the participants' language development, participation, and perception. This…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Inquiry, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Second Language Learning
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Taillandier, Franck; Micolier, Alice; Sauce, Gérard; Chaplain, Myriam – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
Construction project is a major learning of the civil engineering educational program. However, the related knowledge is difficult to apprehend and assimilate during lectures since it is theoretical and practical work or tutorials on the subject are scarce. To address this issue, the authors developed DOMEGO, a game for teaching construction…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Educational Games
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Das, Anik; Amin, Sumaiya; Kabir, Muhammad Ashad; Hossain, Sabir; Islam, Mohammad Mainul Mainul – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
Mobile games can contribute to learning at greater success. In this paper, the authors have developed and evaluated a novel educational game, named FoodCalorie, to learn food calorie intake standard. The game is aimed to learn calorie values of various traditional foods of Bangladesh and the calorie intake standard that varies with age and gender.…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Nutrition Instruction, Eating Habits, Health Behavior
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Hamdaoui, Nabila; Idrissi, Mohammed Khalidi; Bennani, Samir – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
Over the last years there has been a growing interest in the use of educational games as learning tools. Educational games have proven to contribute in enhancing student motivation, increasing their engagement and providing them with personalized and adaptive learning. Learner modeling is a prerequisite when it comes to adaptive learning; it is…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Mathematical Logic, Models, Data Analysis
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Malegiannaki, Irini; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Retalis, Symeon – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2021
Serious games are used in the field of cultural heritage as a means to transmit cultural knowledge and enable an experiential contact with cultural content. The authors' aim is to investigate whether a game design exploiting the less used combination of complex storytelling, endogenous cooperation, and competition has the potential to sufficiently…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Educational Games, Game Based Learning, Nonformal Education
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Preuß, Anna Katharina – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
The cognitive-motivational process model of learning describes how personality traits in a specific situation influence current learner motivation and through certain mediators, the learning outcome. This study investigates the influence of personality traits and current motivation on these mediators. For 86 high school students playing a…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Motivation, Computer Simulation, Computer Games
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Meriläinen, Mikko; Aurava, Riikka; Kultima, Annakaisa; Stenros, Jaakko – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
Game jams are intensive events focusing on creation. Their popularity and visibility have soared in recent years. The phenomenon has attracted the attention of scholars interested in education and learning, and the potential of game jams has been studied in various ways. Increasingly, game jams have come to be viewed as a site for learning. They…
Descriptors: Video Games, Design, Educational Games, STEM Education
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Djaouti, Damien – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
This article deals with serious game design methods. More specifically, it focuses on the following question: is there any universal series of steps to design a serious game? Or is the availability of several different design methods unavoidable? To try to answer this question, we will study a corpus of ten design methods suited to Serious Games.…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Educational Games, Methods, Models
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Emihovich, Benjamin; Roque, Nelson; Mason, Justin – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
In this study, the authors investigated if two distinct types of video gameplay improved undergraduates' problem-solving skills. Two groups of student participants were recruited to play either a roleplaying video game (World of Warcraft; experimental group) or a brain-training video game (CogniFit; control group). Participants were measured on…
Descriptors: Video Games, Undergraduate Students, Problem Solving, Skill Development
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Wang, Yang; Liu, Qingtang – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
The article explored the effects of game-based teaching on primary student dance teaching and learning. Two semesters of dance teaching and learning conducted by the same teacher were analyzed. In the first semester, the teacher taught dance in a traditional way. In the second semester, the teacher taught dance with a serious game in the teaching…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Games, Elementary School Students, Dance Education
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Wouters, Pieter; van der Meulen, Esmee S. – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
Adapting learning to the level and preferences of learners and game-based learning have increasingly received much attention. The current study examined whether learning styles based on the Felder-Silverman classification (perception, input, processing and organization of information) influence learning in GBL. Only the input and processing scales…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational Games, Preferences, Mathematics Education
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Chu, Man-Wai; Fowler, Teresa Anne – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2020
The use of computer games in education has been increasing in popularity during the past decade. Game-based learning environments are designed to teach specific knowledge content and skill-based learning outcomes using game elements. One main reason for using game-based learning environments is to increase student motivation and engagement while…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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