Students' View on Potential of a Project-Based Simulation Game for Construction Education

Authors(1) :-Fatemeh Pariafsai

This study was carried out to assess the potential of a virtual project-based simulation game in educating construction students, form their own perspective. For this purpose, a project-based simulation game, named Skyscraper Simulator, which focuses on construction management, was tested by 135 undergraduate construction students. After playing, the participants filled out a questionnaire to evaluate the game’s effectiveness. For assessing their responses, quantitative methods were used. The results indicate that from the viewpoint of the students, a virtual project-based simulation game has positive effect on construction education, and so it can be used as a supplementary tool in educating construction students at the undergraduate level.

Authors and Affiliations

Fatemeh Pariafsai
Department of Architectural Drawing, Islamic Azad University of Shahr Rey, Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Construction, Education, Project-based, Self- assessment, Simulation, Virtual

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 514-523
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162615
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Fatemeh Pariafsai, " Students' View on Potential of a Project-Based Simulation Game for Construction Education, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.514-523, September-October-2016.
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