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Yong, Su Ting; Gates, Peter; Chan, Andy Tak-Yee – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
This article explores the potential use metacognitive skills learned in computer games to teach mathematics. This study explored the similarities and differences in the learning of metacognitive skills between computer games and mathematics education. A mixed-methods approach was employed in which a quantitative survey (students, n=174) and a…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Computer Games
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Meriläinen, Mikko – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
Game jams are accelerated game creation events usually taking place over the course of a short time period. A variety of learning outcomes from game jamming has been discussed in previous research, with learning being a common motivation for attending game jams. Despite this, there has been little research into the psychological mechanisms driving…
Descriptors: Novices, Learning Experience, Games, Competition
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Cardinot, Adriana; Fairfield, Jessamyn A. – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
In this research article, the authors developed a novel astronomy board game and examined how this approach could facilitate the learning and teaching of astronomy topics covered in the new Irish Science Syllabus. A total of 119 post-primary students took part in the pilot trial across Ireland. Data was collected via feedback questionnaires,…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Learner Engagement, Physics, Astronomy
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Alexander, Curby – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
One of the most important outcomes of pre-service teacher education isthe transition from assignmentoriented students to service-oriented education professionals. Faculty can assist in this process by cultivating professional educator dispositions within their courses. Gamification strategies can be an effective way to provide students with timely…
Descriptors: Games, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Ward, Monica; Mozgovoy, Maxim; Purgina, Marina – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
Learning a language is challenging and it is important that learners be kept motivated throughout the process. Many Irish primary school children are not particularly motivated to learn the language and there are few computer assisted language learning (CALL) resources available to them. WordBricks is an app that enables learners to construct only…
Descriptors: Irish, Elementary School Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Game Based Learning
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Kim, Sangkyun – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
A compensation plan that continuously motivates the employees of a startup company is very important because the employees are usually more worried about the stability and potential growth of their company than the employees of large enterprises. It is therefore important to educate personnel in the human resources department of a startup company…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Compensation (Remuneration), Employees, Personnel Management
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Zielinski, Dianne – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
As part of a final project for a general psychology course, students were required to play a game, either digital/video or on a board. Students selected their own games, and were asked to identify psychological principles in their game play. Topics included the brain, sensation and perception, human development, learning, motivation, intelligence,…
Descriptors: Games, Concept Formation, College Students, Psychology
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Chung, Chih-Hung; Shen, Chunyi; Qiu, Yu-Zhen – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
Gamification provides a practical approach to improving learning processes, especially the learner's motivation. However, little research has been conducted on student intentions to use gamification in higher education. Therefore, this study explored the gamification in higher educational courses by collecting surveys and discusses the factors…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Games, Adoption (Ideas)
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Bartolucci, Marco; Mattioli, Francesco; Batini, Federico – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
In recent years, the authors have witnessed the rebirth of board games. This contribution aims to investigate the educational potential of non-random board games in two ways: the comparison of performances of "expert adult players" and "adult non-players" through a correlation study (n=45) and the comparison between the results…
Descriptors: Games, Expertise, Adults, Children
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Sahin, Muhittin; Keskin, Sinan; Yurdugül, Halil – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
This study aims to analyse the psychological constructs of loneliness and family support on game addiction among children, who are a major risk group for game addiction. The study explores: (a) the effect of the secondary-school students' perception of family support on game addiction; (b) the mediation effect of the feeling of loneliness…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Family Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Addictive Behavior
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Campbell, Laurie O.; Gunter, Glenda A.; Kenny, Robert F. – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
The RETAIN Model is a game design and evaluation model for serious games. In this study, educators evaluated social change web-based and mobile app games using the RETAIN model rubric. In general, web-based games scored higher on the RETAIN rubric than their mobile app counterparts. In addition, the educators analyzed the social change games for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Change
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Roodt, Sumarie; Ryklief, Yusuf – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
Educators have started exploring the potential of digital game-based learning (DGBL) to enhance the learning experience of students. The objective of this experimental research was to explore the potential of DGBL to improve the academic efficiency among vocational education students in South Africa. Students were separated into two groups, an…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Vocational Education, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Ibrahim, Karim – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2018
This article describes how the literature on game-based foreign language (FL) learning has demonstrated that player-game interactions have a strong potential for FL learning. However, little is known about the fine-grained dynamics of these interactions, or how they could facilitate FL learning. To address this gap, the researcher conducted a…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Second Language Learning
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Lui, Richard W. C.; Au, Cheuk Hang – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2018
This article describes how different literatures have suggested the positive role of educational games in students' learning, but it can be hard to find an existing game for student learning. Some lecturers may try to develop a game for their courses, but there were not many effective models for educational board game development. The authors have…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Instructional Design, Search Engines, Models
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York, James; deHaan, Jonathan William – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2018
This article provides information on an action research project in a low-level EFL setting in Japan. The project aims were to (1) foster spoken communication skills and (2) help students engage with their own learning. The project investigated the applicability of board games as a mediating tool for authentic communication as part of a wider TBLT…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Constructivism (Learning)
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