publication . Article . 2014

Childhood education student teachers responses to a simulation game on food security

Petersen, Nadine;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2014 Journal: South African Journal of Childhood Education (issn: 2223-7674, eissn: 2223-7682, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Johannesburg
Abstract
This paper provides an account of student teachers' responses to a simulation game about food scarcity and how the game served as a conversation starter regarding the influence of food scarcity on educational provisioning. The simulation game was utilised as part of a suite of activities during an educational excursion for first years in primary school teacher education. In this investigation data were generated via video recordings of the simulation game itself, summary notes of the key points of the discussion session during the game, and students' learning portfolios. Analysis of the various data sets indicate that student teachers' engaged with the game both...
Subjects
acm: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTINGComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Simulation game, food scarcity, Special aspects of education, Theory and practice of education, childhood education, educational excursion, LB5-3640, pre-service teacher education, LC8-6691, simulation game, pre-service teacher education, food scarcity, childhood education, educational excursion
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publication . Article . 2014

Childhood education student teachers responses to a simulation game on food security

Petersen, Nadine;