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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2015 Volume 43, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Regression from Game-Oriented to Traditional School

    Thomas Westin, Mats Wiklund, Peter Mozelius & Lena Norberg

    Pupils in Sweden are socialized in commercial off-the-shelf games, and, therefore, game-oriented formal education can constitute a foundation for further socialization of pupils excluded in school.... More

    pp. 349-370

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  2. The Human-Computer Interaction of Cross-Cultural Gaming Strategy

    Joyram Chakraborty, Anthony F. Norcio, Jacob J. Van Der Veer, Charles F. Andre, Zachary Miller & Alexander Regelsberger

    This article explores the cultural dimensions of the human-computer interaction that underlies gaming strategies. The article is a desktop study of existing literature and is organized into five... More

    pp. 371-388

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  3. Designing for Game-Based Learning: The Effective Integration of Technology to Support Learning

    Zina Alaswad & Larysa Nadolny

    The use of games and game structures in educational contexts is growing in popularity. An increasing number of technologies have been developed to meet the needs of designing a course as a game.... More

    pp. 389-402

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  4. Individual Differences in Digital Badging: Do Learner Characteristics Matter?

    Joseph R. Fanfarelli & Rudy McDaniel

    Badge use has rapidly expanded in recent years and has benefited a variety of applications. However, a large portion of the research has applied a binary "useful" or "not useful"... More

    pp. 403-428

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  5. Berlin Kompass: Multimodal Gameful Empowerment for Foreign Language Learning

    Pekka Kallioniemi, Laura-Pihkala Posti, Jaakko Hakulinen, Markku Turunen, Tuuli Keskinen & Roope Raisamo

    This article presents an innovative, gameful, multimodal, and authentic learning environment for training of oral communication in a foreign language--a virtual adventure called Berlin Kompass.... More

    pp. 429-450

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