Search for dissertations about: "game education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the words game education.

  1. 1. Determinants and Consequences of Language-in-Education Policies Essays in Economics of Education

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education,Stockholm University

    Author : Christelle Garrouste; Holger Daun; Henry M. Levin; François Grin; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language-in-education policies; decision-making analysis; non-cooperative game; language skills; HLM; human capital theory; rate of return analysis; post-colonial Africa; IALS; SACMEQ; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical studies. The first study, Rationales to Language-in-Education Policies in Postcolonial Africa: Towards a Holistic Approach, considers two issues. First, it explores the factors affecting the choice of an LiE policy in 35 African countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Simulated "real" worlds Actions mediated through computer game play in science education

    University dissertation from Malmö University

    Author : Elisabet M. Nilsson; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; computer game play; science education; computer games; game-based learning; mediated action; empirical studies; Agent O; SimCity 4;

    Abstract : Over the last decade, a great variety of visionary ideas and beliefs have been brought forward, regarding the potentials of using computer games as a tool for learning and mediation in educational settings. This thesis aims at contributing to research in this field, by empirically exploring what happens when students play and reflect on their computer game play in science education. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Visualising Security through Computer Games : Investigating Game-Based Instruction in ICT Security:an Experimental Approach

    University dissertation from Kista : Institutionen för data- och systemvetenskap (tills m KTH)

    Author : Kjell Näckros; Louise Yngström; Helen Armstrong; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ICT Security; Education; Game-Based Instruction; GBI; Computer Games; Game-Based Learning; GBL; Nonlinear; Linear; Learning Styles; Holist; Serialist; Knowledge; Vital Security Functions; VSF; SOCIAL SCIENCES Statistics; computer and systems science Informatics; computer and systems science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates whether learning materials in the form of computer games can increase knowledge and comprehension in the area of ICT security.Through a series of experiments carried out in Sweden between the years 2000 and 2003, investigating theoretical knowledge as well as practical knowledge gained through a single-user computer game, data were collected and subjected to quantitative and qualitative analyses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wargaming in Military Education for Army Officers and Officer Cadets

    University dissertation from King's College London

    Author : Johan Elg; Philip Sabin; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wargaming; wargame; instructor; gamification; game-based learning; buy-in; officer education; officer cadet; Sandhurst; West Point; UK; USA; Sweden; Germany; Japan; game director; krigsspel; utbildningsspel; militär utbildning; officersutbildning; Sverige; USA; Storbritannien; Tyskland; Japan; spelbaserat lärande; brädspel; spel; simulering; Försvarshögskolan; instruktör; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Wargaming has been part of military curricula for about 200 years since the introduction of Kriegsspiel, but it is still something of an art form. This thesis attempts to theorise the practice of military educational wargaming, and specifically to explore why such wargaming takes the form it does. READ MORE