Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research

Edited by: University of Alicante

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e-ISSN: 2254-7339

Published By University of Alicante

Bibliographic Information: ISSN 2254-7339 and DOI 10.7821

Frequency: 2 issues per year (January 15th and July 15th every year)

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Vol 3, No 1 (2014)


Table of Contents

Issue Introduction
Videogames: opportunities for learning

Videojuegos: oportunidades para el aprendizaje

  pages 1
Virtual communities in a secondary school – Discovering the internal grammar of video games

Comunidades virtuales en el instituto. Descubriendo la gramática interna del videojuego

Laura Méndez, Maria Ruth García-Pernía, Sara Cortés
pages 2-10
CityVille: collaborative game play, communication and skill development in social networks

CityVille: juego colaborativo, comunicación y desarrollo de habilidades en redes sociales

María-Esther Del-Moral Pérez, Alba-Patricia Guzmán-Duque
pages 11-19
Can videogames be used to develop the infant stage educational curriculum?

¿Podemos utilizar los videojuegos para el desarrollo del currículo de la etapa de infantil?

Verónica Marín Díaz, Javier Martín-Párraga
pages 20-25
Evolution and natural selection: learning by playing and reflecting

La Teoría de la Evolución y la selección natural: aprender a través del juego y la reflexión

David Herrero, Hector del Castillo, Natalia Monjelat, Ana Belén García-Varela, Mirian Checa, Patricia Gomez
pages 26-33
Graphics, playability and social interaction, the greatest motivations for playing Call of Duty. Educational reflections

Gráficos, jugabilidad e interacción social, las mayores motivaciones para jugar Call of duty. Reflexiones educativas

Beatriz Elena Marcano Lárez
pages 34-41
A proposal for generic competence assessment in a serious game

Propuesta de evaluación de competencias genéricas mediante un juego serio

María José Bezanilla, Sonia Arranz, Alex Rayón, Isabel Rubio, Iratxe Menchaca, Mariluz Guenaga, Eduardo Aguilar
pages 42-51

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