Evaluating Exploratory Learning in LAVA

  title={Evaluating Exploratory Learning in LAVA},
  author={Kristoffer Getchell and James H. Nicoll and C. Kerbey and Alan Miller and Caitlin Allison and Rebecca Sweetman and Rosa Michaelson},
This paper reports on some initial experiences developing and evaluating a games-based approach to explorative learning. The approach adopted has particular relevance to subjects such as archaeology and geography that have scope for a significant fieldwork element, but which in practice are limited by the problems and costs associated with arranging real experience for potentially large numbers of students. A virtual simulation environment, LAVA, has been developed based on real world… CONTINUE READING