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The development of simulation-games to teach evolution to young children

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This study comprises an attempt to validate two simulation-games designed to teach concepts concerned with the theory of organic evolution to children in the nine to eleven age range. The author discusses the nature of simulation-games and their value in the learning situation, and describes the attempts of other writers to evaluate simulation-games at both cognitive and affective levels. He outlines the development of two games, and describes their evaluation using an illuminative approach consisting of four different assessment procedures. [Continues.]

History

School

  • Social Sciences

Department

  • Communication, Media, Social and Policy Studies

Publisher

© Roger Harris

Publisher statement

This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Publication date

1982

Notes

A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

Language

en