The validity of a game-based assessment of persistence

@article{Ventura2013TheVO,
  title={The validity of a game-based assessment of persistence},
  author={Matthew Ventura and Valerie J. Shute},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={2568-2572}
}
In this study, 154 students individually played a challenging physics video game for roughly 4 h. Based on time data for both solved and unsolved problems derived from log files, we created a game-based assessment of persistence that was validated against an existing measure of persistence. We found that the game-based assessment of persistence predicted learning of qualitative physics after controlling for gender, video game experience, pretest knowledge and enjoyment of the game. These… CONTINUE READING
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