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The relationship between game genres, learning techniques and learning styles in educational computer games

Rapeepisarn, K., Wong, K.W., Fung, C.C. and Khine, M.S. (2008) The relationship between game genres, learning techniques and learning styles in educational computer games. In: Technologies for E-Learning and Digital Entertainment, Third International Conference, Edutainment 2008, 25-27 June 2008, Nanjing, China pp. 497-508.

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Abstract

Educational computer game has many similar characteristics like any other genres of games. However its particular aspect is designed to teach, and in which main objective involves in learning a topic. To develop an effective educational computer game, different game genres, learning activities and techniques, and learning styles are important issues for consideration. This paper presents an analysis by comparing and establishing relationships between the game genres and learning techniques based on the types of learning and potential game style of Prensky [1] and learning styles based on the study of Chong et al. [2].

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Information Technology
Publisher: Springer Berlin
Copyright: (c) Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/637
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