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The research and evaluation of serious games: Toward a comprehensive methodology
The authors present the methodological background to and underlying research design of an ongoing research project on the scientific evaluation of serious games and/or computer-based simulation gamesExpand
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A brief methodology for researching and evaluating serious games and game- based learning
In this chapter, the authors present a methodology for researching and evaluating Serious Games (SG) and digital (or other forms of) Game-Based Learning (GBL). The methodology consists of theExpand
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How to use a systems diagram to analyse and structure complex problems for policy issue papers
Many policy problems are complex in the sense that natural, technological, social and human elements interact. Problem exploration and structuring are essential as a basis for deliberate and focusedExpand
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A Scientific Foundation of Simulation Games for the Analysis and Design of Complex Systems
Background. The use of simulation games for complex systems analysis and design has been acknowledged about 50 years ago. However, articles do not combine all salient factors for successfulExpand
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Towards a Joint Local Energy Transition Process in Urban Districts: The GO2Zero Simulation Game
The depletion of fossil fuel sources for our energy system and the influence on overall CO2 emissions drive the need to more sustainable energy systems. The transition towards a renewable energyExpand
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Reviewing the need for gaming in education to accommodate the net generation
There is a growing interest in the use of simulations and games in Dutch higher education. This development is based on the perception that students belong to the 'gamer generation' or 'netExpand
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Learning in a game-based virtual environment: a comparative evaluation in higher education
The authors define the requirements and a conceptual model for comparative evaluation research of simulation games and serious games (SGs) in a learning context. A first operationalisation of theExpand
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Build your seaport in a game and learn about complex systems
The authors demonstrate how simulation games can be used to test and explore initial infrastructure designs before they are implemented. Games can provide important learning experiences for (future)Expand
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Critical infrastructures: a review from a complex adaptive systems perspective
Critical infrastructures are complex systems that may be studied in large interdisciplinary teams. Interaction between researchers in these interdisciplinary teams can suffer from the lack of aExpand
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