Gaming/Virtual Environments

CADRE Gaming SIG

Day: 
Wed

(SIG members only)

This group continues their December 2011 discussion of their gaming/virtual environment work. SIG members focus on successful approaches to common challenges, establish priorities for implementing recommendations from their group meeting, and share the current versions of their games/virtual environments.

Date/Time: 
2:00 pm to 3:45 pm
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Investigations of a Complex, Realistic Task: Intentional, Unsystematic, and Exhaustive Experimenters

McElhaney, K.W. & Linn, M.C. (2011). Investigations of a Complex, Realistic Task: Intentional, Unsystematic, and Exhaustive Experimenters. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 48(7), 745-770.

ABSTRACT:

Author/Presenter: 
Kevin McElhaney
Marcia Linn
Year: 
2011

Group Cognition in Synchronous Chat

Stahl, G. (2012d). Theories of cognition in collaborative learning. In C. Hmelo-Silver, A. O'Donnell, C. Chan & C. Chinn (Eds.), International handbook of collaborative learning. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis.

ABSTRACT:

Author/Presenter: 
Gerry Stahl
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Year: 
2012

Trying Very Hard to Make Games that Don't Stink: User Testing at the NMSU Learning Games Lab

Presenter(s): 
Chamberlin, Barbara
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Barbara Chamberlin, with the NMSU Learning Games Lab, shares their user testing processes and strategies. The educational development studio involves content experts and game developers in their game design process, also employing a rigorous user testing process throughout development. The Games Lab developers host learners in their target audience for 2-week sessions during the summer, and on holidays throughout the schoolyear.

Educational Game Design Model

Presenter(s): 
Chamberlin, Barbara
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Barbara Chamberlin, with the NMSU Learning Games Lab, shares the Educational Game Design model developed at NMSU. The educational development studio involves content experts and game developers in their game design process, also employing a rigorous user testing process throughout development.

Research on Student Understanding of Data Organization

Presenter(s): 
Cliff Konold
Vishakha Parvate
William finzer
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Year: 
2010
Month: 
December
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Research on Student Understanding of Data Organization

How do they work with complex and unstructured data?

 

 

Situated Assessments Using Virtual Environments : The SAVE Science Project

Presenter(s): 
Uma Natarajan
Diane Jass Ketelhut
Catherine Schifter
Brian Nelson
Angela Shelton
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Year: 
2010
Month: 
December
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This is the final poster that was presented at the PI conference in Washington, DC. it was part of the DRK 12 Sims & Games session proposal of 12 posters.

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