Perceived Sociability and Social Presence in a Collaborative Serious Game

  title={Perceived Sociability and Social Presence in a Collaborative Serious Game},
  author={Kimmo Oksanen and Raija H. H{\"a}m{\"a}l{\"a}inen},
  journal={Int. J. Game Based Learn.},
Collaborative serious games have proven to have the potential to support joint knowledge construction, and there is a growing interest in applying such games to promote high-level learning. However, most of the existing studies have focused on the effects of functional, task-specific support while ignoring the social aspects of collaborative learning. This study is one aim to fill in the knowledge gap in order to understand how learners experience educational games as a means of social… 
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