Effects of Prior Knowledge on Cognitive Learning Outcomes within an English Learning Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game

  title={Effects of Prior Knowledge on Cognitive Learning Outcomes within an English Learning Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game},
  author={Jie-Chi Yang and Hui-Fen Hsu},
  journal={2013 Second IIAI International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics},
  • Jie-Chi Yang, Hui-Fen Hsu
  • Published 31 August 2013
  • Education
  • 2013 Second IIAI International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics
This study developed an English learning online role-playing game targeting knowledge of vocabulary and sentence patterns, and conducted an experimental study of 55 aged 12 sixth-grade students using this game to investigate how the learner characteristic, in terms of prior English ability, influences cognitive learning outcomes. Although there have been studies examining the effectiveness of online games on cognitive learning outcomes in education, there is still little consensus on the… 

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