Increasing Intrinsic Motivation of Programming Students: Towards Fix and Play Educational Games

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Dr. Selvarajah Mohanarajah, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Abstract: This research investigates a novel approach to teach programming using educational games. The objective of this research is to investigate the effectiveness of educational games on learning computer programming. In particular, we are examining whether allowing students to manipulate the underlying code of the educational games will increase their intrinsic motivation.

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Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 15, 2018
Language: English
Date: 2018
Computer Science, Educational Games, Games Based Learning, Learning Programming, Computer Programming,

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