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The feasibility of computer games in learning theory based subjects
University of Gävle, Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Department of Industrial Development, IT and Land Management. (Two student group)
University of Gävle, Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Department of Industrial Development, IT and Land Management. (Two student group)
2014 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In the era of rapid development of science and technology wherethere has been an extensive development of computer games,The scope of this thesis is discussing the research on a computergame called “Treasure Hunt“, and it will establish whether acomputer game is helpful and has any advantage in learning asopposed to other traditional teaching methods. The aim of thisdocument is to let players interested in the history of Chinesecurrency learn more about it, and also to check the memory ofthe players through the real results of the survey we haveconducted. The thesis is also describing how to analyze andevaluate the result by the game and surveys to see if computergames can be considered as a helpful teaching aid. The game is a3D single player game. The main platform of game is creating inUnity3D .According to the survey results, the entertaining andteaching effectiveness of the game education is working verywell. Thus the author can conclude: computer games can bereally helpful in education.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 32 p.
Keyword [en]
Game-based Learning, Digital education game, Unity3D
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Computer Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-17480OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-17480DiVA: diva2:744986
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Computer science
Educational program
Computer science
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2014-09-05, 99514, University of Gavle, Gavle, 13:30 (English)
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Available from: 2014-09-16 Created: 2014-09-09 Last updated: 2014-09-16Bibliographically approved

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