Assessment for Game-Based Learning

@inproceedings{Ifenthaler2012AssessmentFG,
  title={Assessment for Game-Based Learning},
  author={Dirk Ifenthaler and Deniz Eseryel and Xun Ge},
  year={2012}
}
What is a game? Why do we play games? When do we play games? Who plays games? Games are a universal part of human experience and present in all cultures. Characteristics of a game include goals, rules, competition, and interaction. However, a historical synopsis of games shows that the conception of game and play changed during the centuries. As games are associated with enjoyment, they are distinct from work (Ganguin, 2010 ) . Looking at the ancient world (800 bc –400 ad ), Platon describes a… CONTINUE READING
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