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Technological University Dublin


Feedback is a crucial part of learning, and an essential element in digital game-based learning approaches, in which digital games - known as 'serious games' - are used to deliver educational content. Feedback features respond to players' actions within the game, providing them with information and guidance, as well as potentially impacting their learning, motivation and engagement. However, these features may be designed differently, since they include various distinct characteristics and dimensions. This work proposes a new taxonomy for feedback features in serious games, with an emphasis in game design aspects, in order to provide clearer descriptions and distinctions of different feedback characteristics.

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digital game-based learning, game features, feedback, taxonomy


Computer Sciences | Mathematics | Other Education


Dr Pierpaolo Dondio, Dr Attracta Brennan, Dr Mariana Rocha


First Annual Teaching and Research Showcase 2023


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Feedback, Learning Outcomes and Mathematics Anxiety in a Digital Game Based Learning Approach in Mathematics Education



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