Pringle, JK (2013) Educational environmental geoscience e-gaming to provide stimulating and effective learning. Higher Education Planet, 27 (1). 21 - 28 (7). ISSN 1758-3608

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Abstract

Current Higher Education students mostly comprise so-called Generation Y who have grown up with personal computer and e-gaming technologies. As such, they may respond positively to educational gaming as stimulating and effective complementary learning tools. This paper reports on evaluation of an environmental geoscience e-game developed with other complementary learning technologies for a final year option module for GEES-subject undergraduate students. The e-game was based on an author-published academic article. Semi-quantitative and qualitative evaluation evidences this was an effective approach and complemented more traditional educational learning methods, with a high level of student engagement, including, unexpectedly, with the academic article.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Physical and Geographical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 09:07
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2017 11:31
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/787

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