Literature Review on Games in Schools: Key Findings <ul><li>Major barriers  explaining the  slow uptake  of Games-based Le...
<ul><li>Games can be a supportive pedagogical tool.  To achieve  desired learning outcomes  the following are essential: <...
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  1. 2. Literature Review on Games in Schools: Key Findings <ul><li>Major barriers explaining the slow uptake of Games-based Learning (GBL) in schools include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>teachers’ lack of knowledge concerning how to use electronic games </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>lack of time available to adapt the game for curriculum use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>lack of adequate technology in schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Students are critical of educational games as they do not meet the high quality standards of commercial recreational games. To address this, the following measures have been adopted: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Modifying commercial games </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allowing students to design their own games </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Issues that need to be addressed include amongst other factors: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technical requirements, Licensing policies, and Sustainability </li></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Games can be a supportive pedagogical tool. To achieve desired learning outcomes the following are essential: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The correct choice of game </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A conducive environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher’s guidance via moderation and debriefing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>As games can be used outside the classroom, they provide an ideal platform for study aids and to assist with learning impairments . </li></ul><ul><li>To access the full Literature Review please click on the following link: </li></ul><ul><li>http://insight.eun.org/shared/data/pdf/final_literature_review_(gis).pdf </li></ul>Literature Review on Games in Schools: Key Findings

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