A Serious Game for Teaching First Order Logic to Secondary School Students

Amy Hooper

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Abstract

This dissertation investigates the teaching of frst order logic, which is normally taughtfat university level, to A-level students. A serious game, which is a game designed for aspecifc purpose, is developed to teach this topic. Serious games for teaching frst order logic exist, but none are aimed at school-aged students.This project describes the development of the serious game, and evaluates its effectiveness with a group of A-Level students. The game was found to be successful at teaching frst order logic to adults with a range of mathematical backgrounds and to A-level students.This demonstrates the value of serious games and gamifcation in teaching abstract mathematical topics to this user group.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBath, U. K.
PublisherDepartment of Computer Science, University of Bath
Number of pages97
Publication statusPublished - May 2017

Publication series

NameDepartment of Computer Science Technical Report Series
ISSN (Electronic)1740-9497

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