The roles of engagement and competition on learner’s performance and motivation in game-based science learning

  title={The roles of engagement and competition on learner’s performance and motivation in game-based science learning},
  author={Ching-Huei Chen and Victor Law and Kun Huang},
  journal={Educational Technology Research and Development},
In a game-based learning (GBL) environment for seventh-grade students, this study investigated the impact of competition, engagement in games, and the relationship between the two on students’ in-game performance and flow experience, which, in turn, impacted their science learning outcomes. Structural equation modeling was employed to test a hypothesized path model. The findings showed that students’ engagement in games not only predicted their in-game performance, but also had an impact on… Expand
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