Game-like language learning in 3-D virtual environments

@article{Berns2013GamelikeLL,
  title={Game-like language learning in 3-D virtual environments},
  author={Anke Berns and Antonio Gonz{\'a}lez-Pardo and David Camacho},
  journal={Comput. Educ.},
  year={2013},
  volume={60},
  pages={210-220}
}
This paper presents our recent experiences with the design of game-like applications in 3-D virtual environments as well as its impact on student motivation and learning. Therefore our paper starts with a brief analysis of the motivational aspects of videogames and virtual worlds (VWs). We then go on to explore the possible benefits of both in the area of foreign language learning. For our research study we have designed a VW-platform, called VirtUAM. This permits us to store and record data… Expand
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