Mobile Gaming Patterns and Their Impact on Learning Outcomes: A Literature Review

Birgit Schmitz, Roland Klemke, Marcus Specht

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    Abstract

    Mobile learning games have increasingly been topic of educational research with the intention to utilize their manifold and ubiquitous capabilities for learning and teaching. This paper presents a review of current research ac-tivities in the field. It particularly focuses is on the educational values serious mobile games provide. The study results substantiate their generally assumed motivational potential. Also, they indicate that mobile learning games may have the potential to bring about cognitive learning outcomes.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication21st Century Learning for 21st Century Skills
    Subtitle of host publication7th European Conference of Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2012, Saarbrücken, Germany, September 18-21, 2012. Proceedings
    EditorsAndrew Ravenscroft, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Carlos Delgado Kloos, Davinia Hernández-Leo
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages419-424
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-33263-0
    ISBN (Print)978-3-642-33262-3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2012
    Event7th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) 2012: 21st Century Learning for 21st Century Skills - Saarbrücken, Germany
    Duration: 18 Sep 201221 Sep 2012
    Conference number: 7

    Publication series

    SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science
    Volume7563
    ISSN0302-9743

    Conference

    Conference7th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) 2012
    Abbreviated titleEC-TEL 2012
    Country/TerritoryGermany
    CitySaarbrücken
    Period18/09/1221/09/12

    Keywords

    • mobile games
    • mobile learning
    • serious games
    • game design patterns
    • learning outcomes

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