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Are Games Effective Learning Tools? A Review of Educational Games

@article{Freitas2018AreGE,
  title={Are Games Effective Learning Tools? A Review of Educational Games},
  author={S. Freitas},
  journal={J. Educ. Technol. Soc.},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={74-84}
}
  • S. Freitas
  • Published 2018
  • Computer Science
  • J. Educ. Technol. Soc.
The literature around the use, efficacy and design of educational games and game-based learning approaches has been building up gradually and in phases, across different disciplines and in an ad hoc way. This has been problematic in a number of ways and resulted in fragmented literature and inconsistent referencing patterns between different sub-disciplines and countries. This is mainly because no distinct single-disciplinary perspective has emerged because of: the cross-disciplinary nature of… Expand
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