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What is a game? All games share four defining traits – a goal, rules, a feedback system and voluntary participation[1]: The goal can be interpreted as the problem that the player is trying to solve and achieve the desired outcome. The rules are limitations put…
Game-based learning is frequently confused with another popular method often used in class – gamification. Though they are similar, there is a significant distinction. In GBL, the ‘learning process comes as a result of playing the game’[1] ; gamification, instead, is…
Games have been used in education for centuries. Chess was used to teach strategic thinking as early as the Middle Ages and the game Kriegsspiel[1] was created in the 19th century in order to teach combat tactics to the officers of the Prussian army. There is a rising…
Critical thinking is a complex concept and the history of its research dates back as far as 2,500 years ago. Various definitions of the term were formed from the mid-late 20th century. One of them defines critical thinking as ‘the intellectually disciplined process of…