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


Fatemeh Pariafsai
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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.

Fatemeh Pariafsai

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 Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-10-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
514-523 IJSRSET162615   Technoscience Academy

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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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