International Journal of Electronics Communication and Computer Engineering
ISSN(Online): 2249 - 071X, www.ijecce.org, Submissions open
SoilQuest: an IBSE Approach with Computer Class Role Playing Game
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- Type of Publication:
- Education Game, Role Play Game, Virtual Journey, Soil
- Maraffi Sabina; Pennesi Daniela; Acqua Alessandro; Stacchiotti Lucia; Paris Eleonora
- SoilQuest is a class Role Playing Game to teach Earth Science in First Cycle of Education Schools. The educational technology is based on the idea of using language which is closer to pupils to improve the teaching/learning process. The game seems to be a perfect vehicle for education, even more when cooperative, since the acquisition of knowledge and enhancing skills now requires more actual approaches. The use of tablets, smartphones, social networks, etc. is more comprehensible and funny for young people compared to traditional media. The several roles allow everyone to enhance their own skills and are perfect for a full inclusion of Special Education Needs (SEN) students...