Search for dissertations about: "educational games"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the words educational games.

  1. 1. Games in Formal Educational Settings Obstacles for the development and use of learning games

    Author : Björn Berg Marklund; Per Backlund; Henrik Engström; Maurice Hendrix; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Learning games; educational games; game development and use; Teknik; Technology;

    Abstract : From the perspective of educators, games are viewed as a medium in which the younger generation both thrive and excel. Students navigate game environments with ease and regularly solve problems, engage in advanced collaborative efforts, and communicate complex concepts and strategies to one another during their private gaming sessions at home. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knowledge at play. Studies of games as members’ matters Kunskap genom spelande. Studier av digitala spel och spelande som kunskapsdomän

    University dissertation from Göteborg : ACTA UNIVERSITATIS GOTHOBURGENSIS

    Author : Ulrika Bennerstedt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; digital games; collaborative gaming; gameplay; learning; skill; transfer; coordinated action; professionalization; game education; assessment; institutionalization; gaming literacy; ethnomethodology;

    Abstract : On a general level, this thesis seeks some answers to the broad question of what one can learn from digital games. With an analytical approach informed by ethnomethodology, the main thrust of the work is an exploration of members’ matters in the area of games and gaming. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unpacking Digital Game-Based Learning The complexities of developing and using educational games

    University dissertation from Skövde : University of Skövde

    Author : Björn Berg Marklund; Per Backlund; Henrik Engström; Anna-Sofia Alklind Taylor; Kristine Jørgensen; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Educational games; Digital Game-Based Learning; case study; games in education; Humaniora-samhällsvetenskap; Humanities and Social sciences; Technology; Teknik; Interaction Lab ILAB ; Interaction Lab ILAB ;

    Abstract : Digital game-based learning has traditionally been examined from an ‘artefact-centric’ perspective that focuses on understanding how game design and principles of learning are, or can be, intertwined. These types of examinations have resulted in many descriptions of games’ educational potential, which has subsequently led to many types of arguments for why games should be used more extensively in formal education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children’s early mathematics learning and development Number game interventions and number line estimations

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jessica Elofsson; Ulf Träff; Joakim Samuelsson; Stefan Gustafson; Camilla Björklund; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics learning and development; number knowledge and skills; intervention; number games; number line estimation; representations of number; lärande och utveckling i matematik; numeriska kunskaper och färdigheter; intervention; numeriska spel; skattningar av tal på tallinjer; representationer av tal.;

    Abstract : Children’s early mathematics learning and development have become a topic of increasing interest over the past decade since early mathematical knowledge and skills have been shown to be a strong predictor of later mathematics performance. Understanding how children develop mathematical knowledge and skills and how they can be supported in their early learning could thus prove to be a vital component in promoting learning of more formal mathematics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Logistics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Björn Oskarsson; Maria Huge-Brodin; Daniel Hellström; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Logistics is regarded as an area of high importance in business, contributing to profitability and competitiveness. Logistics is crucial also from a societal perspective, since logistical activities count for a big proportion of a country’s GNP, and since effective logistics systems can help reducing some of the environmental problems we face today. READ MORE