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A Competitive Study towards the impact of educational games on the Student Motivation and the Development of Self-Directed Learning for Math: A New SDL Model
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Ahmed Dheyaa Basha, Irfan Naufal Umar, Merza Abbas
SDL, Motivation, Educational Games, Learning Technology
Self-directed learning (SDL) has become a major topic within adult education literature. Addressing the impact of various educational games on the student motivation levels and the development of SDL especially for learning math have helped to determine the important resources to be applied in order for monitoring the learner progress. Therefore, this paper was conducted to review different literatures on the use of educational games in motivating students and developing their learning progress which lead us then to characterize a new model for managing such development. The model was designed based on the recommendations by Tan and Gibbons (2011) "Design principles for SDL" in terms of self-planned, self-managed, and self-directed
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