Empirical evidence of the game-based learning advantages for online students persistence

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A. Imbellone; G. Marinensi; C.M. Medaglia;
  • Publisher: European Alliance for Innovation (EAI)
  • Journal: EAI Endorsed Transactions on Serious Games (issn: 2034-8800)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4108/sg.1.4.e5
  • Subject: Special aspects of education | on-line education | dropout | Computer software | game-based learning | serious games | LC8-6691 | QA76.75-76.765
    acm: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING | ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

The paper presents the empirical results obtained from a study conducted on a game-based online course that took place in 2014 with 47 participants. The study evidenced the benefits of the learning games mechanics on learners’ willingness to continue the course. Assumin... View more
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