Games can be a supportive pedagogical tool. To achieve desired learning outcomes the following are essential:
The correct choice of game
A conducive environment
Teacher’s guidance via moderation and debriefing
Games for learning vary from single player games to multi-player games, and different types of games have different sets of features which need to be considered in relation to how they are applied in education.
As games can be used outside the classroom, they provide an ideal platform for study aids and to assist with learning impairments .
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