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The Relation between Virtual Presence and Learning Outcomes in Serious Games - The Mediating Effect of Motivation

  title={The Relation between Virtual Presence and Learning Outcomes in Serious Games - The Mediating Effect of Motivation},
  author={Claudia Schrader},
Does the immersive design of a serious game affect learners' virtual presence? Does virtual presence improve learning? By identifying virtual presence as a variable that may determine learning outcomes, it is argued that computer gaming environments present a new challenge for researchers to investigate. Particularly, the effect of games on virtual presence might help designers to predict which instructional configurations will maximize learning performance. Results indicate that the serious… 

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