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Intrigue at the Museum: Facilitating Engagement and Learning through a Location-based Mobile Game

  title={Intrigue at the Museum: Facilitating Engagement and Learning through a Location-based Mobile Game},
  author={Jetmir Xhembulla and Irene Rubino and Claudia Barberis and G. Malnati},
  journal={International Association for Development of the Information Society},
The use of portable devices to explore informal learning environments has recently exposed museums to a mobile learning (m-learning) scenario. In particular, location-based mobile applications that take into account not only a specific physical venue, but also the personal and social context can be valuable resources to enhance the visitor experience. Game-based applications that leverage on fun and social interaction to facilitate the meaning-making process represent a promising approach… Expand

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