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Volume 14 Issue 3 / Jul 2016  pp150‑232

Editor: Rikke Ørngreen, Karin Levinsen

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Editorial for EJEL Volume 14 Issue 3  pp150‑151

Karin Levinsen, Rikke Ørngreen

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The art of Gamification; Teaching Sustainability and System Thinking by Pervasive Game Development  pp152‑168

Anders Nordby, Kristine Øygardslia, Ulrik Sverdrup, Harald Sverdrup

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Abstract

Abstract: In 2013 Hedmark University College conducted a research project where students from a game development project/study program developed and tested a Pervasive Game for learning as part of a class in System Thinking. The overall game goal was to t each Sustainability through System Thinking, and to give the students a real world experience with their game;. It was tested on 5th and 7th graders in elementary school, spending one school day in each of the classes. This article focuses on the design o f the project: how the game was developed, how the children played it and how research was designed and data collected.  

 

Keywords: Keywords: Gamification, game development, pervasive games, games and learning, pedagogy, system thinking, sustainability

 

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