Designing serious gameplay from the ground up

Hall, Joshua (2015) Designing serious gameplay from the ground up. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis investigated the use, design and evaluation of video games created for educational purposes. The outcomes from the research include analysis tools and design processes that can be used in the design and development of serious games, as well as games that can be used for training purposes. The contribution of this thesis is a greater understanding of how these types of video games lead to educational improvement, and how we can successfully frame game design and development processes to ensure such positive outcomes.

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ID Code: 91417
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Wyeth, Peta & Johnson, Daniel
Keywords: Design, Education, Engagement, Evaluation, Framework, Game Design, Games, Instructional Design, Serious Games, Teaching Strategy
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 10 Feb 2016 05:04
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2016 05:04

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