More on Games

Game-Based Learning

More on Games

May 1, 2012

MORE ON GAMES: A great summary from Mindshift on education gaming research conducted in the UK. Apparently, the “secret sauce” to educational games lies in the intrinsic game play -- that is, baking feedback into the gameplay and not simply awarding a simple gold star or check mark (which is called extrinsic game play). In the study, students who played the intrinsic version of a game learned more math and played 7x more than students on the extrinsic version of the same game. Download the journal article here.


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