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UNC WILMINGTON STUDY SHOWS EDUCATIONAL VIDEO GAMES POSITIVELY INFLUENCE STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARD MATH

By eSchool News
November 20th, 2009

New York, Nov. 23, 2009 – Academic researchers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) have concluded that educational video games positively influence student achievement and significantly affect student attitudes and self-efficacy toward the study of mathematics. The results follow a 16-week comprehensive research study conducted by UNCW’s Watson School of Education using Tabula Digita’s DimensionM™ standards-based educational video game series. 


 


Participants in the evaluation included 250 middle school students, 10 middle school mathematics teachers, and two computer resource teachers from four schools in Southeastern

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    UNC WILMINGTON STUDY SHOWS EDUCATIONAL VIDEO GAMES POSITIVELY INFLUENCE STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARD MATH

    By eSchool News
    November 20th, 2009

    New York, Nov. 23, 2009 – Academic researchers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) have concluded that educational video games positively influence student achievement and significantly affect student attitudes and self-efficacy toward the study of mathematics. The results follow a 16-week comprehensive research study conducted by UNCW’s Watson School of Education using Tabula Digita’s DimensionM™ standards-based educational video game series. 


     


    Participants in the evaluation included 250 middle school students, 10 middle school mathematics teachers, and two computer

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