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Playing at Reality: Exploring the potential of the digital game as a medium for science communication

Aitkin, Alexander Lewis


Scientific culture is not popular because the essential nature of science – the models and practises that make it up – cannot be communicated via conventional media in a manner that is interesting to the average person. These models and practises might be communicated in an interesting manner using the new medium of the digital game, yet very few digital games based upon scientific simulations have been created and thus the potential of such games to facilitate scientific knowledge construction...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004-10
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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