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FARMTASIA: an online game-based learning environment based on the VISOLE pedagogy

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FARMTASIA: an online game-based learning environment based on the VISOLE pedagogy
Virtual interactive student-oriented learning environment (VISOLE) is a game-based constructivist pedagogical approach that encompasses the creation of an online interactive world modeled upon a set of interdisciplinary domains, in which students participate as ``citizens'' to take part cooperatively and competitively in shaping the development of the virtual world as a means to construct their knowledge and skills. FARMTASIA is the first online game designed using the VISOLE philosophy, encompassing the subject areas of biology, government, economics, technology, production system and natural environment. The ``virtual world'' deployed is a farming system covering the domains of cultivation, horticulture and pasturage, situated in a competitive economy governed by good public policies. The design and implementation of FARMTASIA pursue three vital principles. The first one is to make the game as realistic as possible so that students can learn in a near-real life en...
Kevin K. F. Cheung, Morris Siu Yung Jong, Fong Lok
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where VR
Authors Kevin K. F. Cheung, Morris Siu Yung Jong, Fong Lok Lee, Jimmy Ho-Man Lee, Eric T. H. Luk, Junjie Shang, Marti K. H. Wong
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