Serious Games for Mathematics Support in Higher Education

Ferrier, C. 2019. Serious Games for Mathematics Support in Higher Education. Economou, D. (ed.) Immersive Learning Research Network Conference. London 23 - 27 Jun 2019 Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz.

TitleSerious Games for Mathematics Support in Higher Education
AuthorsFerrier, C.
EditorsEconomou, D.
TypeConference poster
Abstract

Serious games may complement existing content in higher education and promote student engagement with taught materials. A systemic review of serious games for mathematics support in higher education between 2008 and 2018 was undertaken. There was limited research in this specific area but key themes emerged. These were the application of ARCS theory for initial design, technical considerations in creating serious games for mathematics, consideration of student computing abilities and provision of clear instruction and training prior to use. The review will inform the development of a local gaming resource to support existing mathematics support materials.

Keywordsmathematics, numeracy, serious games, support
Year2019
ConferenceImmersive Learning Research Network Conference
PublisherVerlag der Technischen Universität Graz
Accepted author manuscriptPoster Extended Abstract_CFerrier.pdf

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