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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…
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…
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…
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…