publication . Thesis . 2017

Game-Aided Education for Transportation Engineering: Design, Development, and Assessment

Wang, Qichao;
Open Access English
  • Published: 04 May 2017
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Transportation engineering is a wide area that covers different topics including traffic planning, highway design, pavement design, traffic safety, and traffic control. Certain concepts in those topics are challenging and are hard to understand based on textbooks and lectures. In this work, we developed five web games targeting the five topics in transportation engineering education to improve students’ understanding of those hard concepts. The games are hosted in a website server. Students can play these games online after register and login. The server stores the users’ information and their gameplay data. We conducted a Before-and-After study to test the effe...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
free text keywords: Game-Aided Pedagogy, Web-Games, Education, Gravity Model, Engagement, Learning Outcomes
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