Effects of gender differences and spatial abilities within a digital pentominoes game

@article{Yang2010EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of gender differences and spatial abilities within a digital pentominoes game},
  author={Jie-Chi Yang and Sherry Y. Chen},
  journal={Computers & Education},
  year={2010},
  volume={55},
  pages={1220-1233}
}
Spatial ability is a critical skill in geometric learning. Several studies investigate how to use digital games to improve spatial abilities. However, not every learner favors this kind of support. To this end, there is a need to examine how human factors affect learners’ reactions to the use of a digital game to support geometric learning. In this vein, this paper addresses this issue by developing a digital pentominoes game and examining the effects of two essential human factors, especially… CONTINUE READING
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