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Volume 12 Issue 3, Special Edition for ECGBL 2013 / Jun 2014  pp227‑311

Editor: Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, Paula Escudeiro

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Editorial for the Special ECGBL 2013 issue  pp227‑229

Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, Paula Escudeiro

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Implementing a Game for Supporting Learning in Mathematics  pp230‑242

Aikaterini Katmada, Apostolos Mavridis, Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos

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Abstract

Abstract: This paper focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of an online game for elementary and middle school mathematics. Its aim is twofold: (a) the development of the prototype of a flexible and adaptable computer game, and (b) the e valuation of this prototype, as to its usability and technical aspects. The particular computer game was created in an attempt to facilitate the teaching of mathematics, a subject that is often regarded as complicated by students of all ages. Apart from t he game, an administration website was also constructed, so that the educator can configure the game, without that requiring any programming skills. More specifically, the educator can use the administration website in order to alter several of the games parameters, such as the content and total number of its questions.The game was evaluated in real school settings, both through a pilot study with 12 students and a longterm intervention with 37 students that lasted 14 weeks. The results indicated that th e students opinion about the game was positive, and suggest that with some extensions the game could be used as an effective learning tool. Finally, some corresponding conclusions and future improvements to the game are being discussed on the basis of th e findings. 

 

Keywords: Keywords: 2D Digital Game Based Learning, Primary education, Secondary Education, Mathematics

 

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Games as a Platform for Student Participation in Authentic Scientific Research  pp259‑270

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