Share Paper: Designing for motivational immersive learning through narrative role-play scenarios

  1. Lisa Gjedde, Aalborg University, Denmark

Abstract: With a high percentage of youth who drop-out from the educational system, there is a need for learning designs that can engage a broad spectrum of learners in meaningful learning activities that develop motivation, resilience and academic skills. Narrative game-based learning is an interactive approach to learning that involves students in collaborative, creative problem solving in meaningful contexts. A research project has studied how the entire curriculum for grade 8-10 was integrated in immersive role-play scenarios. Based on this a model was developed for learning through immersive simulations using role-play. The project has used a mixed-methods approach combining case-studies and ...