Developing soft skills (also known as pervasive skills): Usefulness of an educational game

  title={Developing soft skills (also known as pervasive skills): Usefulness of an educational game},
  author={Herman Albertus Viviers and Jacobus Paulus Fouch{\'e} and Gerda Marie Reitsma},
  journal={Meditari Accountancy Research},
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the usefulness of an educational game to develop soft skills (also known as pervasive skills), from the perspectives of three groups of role-players (student participants, student committee members and employer companies). The game was designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop soft skills and to determine whether students applied the pervasive skills required by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants… 

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