MiBoard: Multiplayer Interactive Board Game

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MiBoard: Multiplayer Interactive Board Game
Serious games have recently emerged as an avenue for curriculum delivery. Serious games incorporate motivation and entertainment while providing pointed curriculum for the user. This paper presents a serious game, called MiBoard, currently being developed from the iSTART Intelligent Tutoring System. MiBoard incorporates a multiplayer interaction that iSTART was previously unable to provide. This multiplayer interaction produces a wide variation across game trials, while also increasing the repeat playability for users. This paper presents a demonstration of the MiBoard system and the expectations for its application. Serious games have developed into a serious force in the educational realm. Delivering content to students via entertaining and challenging games has become a legitimate avenue for curriculum developers [1]. Students stand to benefit when developers use games to deliver curriculum because students likely become more engaged, are likely to spend more time on task, and are l...
Kyle B. Dempsey, Justin F. Brunelle, G. Tanner Jac
Added 09 Dec 2010
Updated 09 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where CORR
Authors Kyle B. Dempsey, Justin F. Brunelle, G. Tanner Jackson, Chutima Boonthum, Irwin B. Levinstein, Danielle S. McNamara
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