14 October 2010: Game-based learning and assessment

Professor Sara de Freitas (Coventry University, UK)

Sara presents an overview of the state of play in the serious games arena and looks at the results of research into game playing demographics, learning approaches and some preliminary results of the impact of using game based learning on outcomes.
Included are examples of a serious game used in a variety of contexts and disciplines such as health, emergency services training, childhood obesity awareness, immersive virtual history and training for trainee medical doctors.

This event was hosted by University of Adelaide, Australia and started at 5.30pm (GMT +10.30) [duration: 1 hour - includes post presentation discussion].

You Tube version (Flash video)

A screen cast of the session in 7 parts.

Start playing via You Tube (as a play list): http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=3C080A0792F2CA1D (You can choose to view in standard definition or high definition or in full screen mode).

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