Teachers and game-based learning: Improving understanding of how to increase efficacy of adoption

@article{Ketelhut2011TeachersAG,
  title={Teachers and game-based learning: Improving understanding of how to increase efficacy of adoption},
  author={Diane Jass Ketelhut and Catherine C. Schifter},
  journal={Computers & Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={56},
  pages={539-546}
}
Interest in game-based learning for K-12 is growing. Thus, helping teachers understand how to use these new pedagogies is important. This paper presents a cross-case study of the development of teacher professional development for the River City project, a games-based multi-user virtual environment science curriculum project for middle school children, over three years of its development. Successful professional development required attention to multiple factors including teacher efficacy in… CONTINUE READING

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