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How a Mobile Social Media Game Can Enhance the Educational Experience

        

How a Mobile Social Media Game Can Enhance the Educational Experience

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Abstract: The rise of experiential learning has challenged traditional delivery models and led to an increase in the application of gaming to promote learning in higher education. As such, computer-based games are being used more and more to motivate students, encourage engagement, and ultimately improve learning outcomes. Games, overall, are well aligned with a constructivist model of learning in which students become active participants in the learning process through exploration. The... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
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Date Added to MERLOT: June 10, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 09, 2014
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Submitter: Julia Zammit
Keywords: experiential learning, constructivist learning, social media, mobile learning, gamification, digital games

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Primary Audience: College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
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