An application of games-based learning within software engineering

@article{Connolly2007AnAO,
  title={An application of games-based learning within software engineering},
  author={Thomas M. Connolly and Mark Stansfield and Thomas Hainey},
  journal={Br. J. Educ. Technol.},
  year={2007},
  volume={38},
  pages={416-428}
}
For some time now, computer games have played an important role in both children and adults' leisure activities. While there has been much written on the negative aspects of computer games, it has also been recognised that they have potential advantages and benefits. There is no doubt that computer games are highly engaging and incorporate features that are extremely compelling. It is these highly engaging features of computer games that have attracted the interests of educationalists. The use… 

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