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Keywords

Video games--Study and teaching;

Abstract

This review addresses the potential of serious video games and the benefits that serious video games can have on a student academically as well as physically. Serious video games require strategic thinking, problem solving, planning and decision making. Serious video games enable learners to experience ~eal world situations without the real-life consequences. Exergaming provides potential for combining gaming and exercise, this type of video game has tremendous upside. This review of research.investigates how video games can be used to engage learners and help students learn. Research is needed to determine which features of games and simulation~ are important for learning and how best to design these games.

Year of Submission

2008

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Leigh E. Zeitz

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Date Original

2008

Object Description

1 PDF file (iv, 39 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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