Digital building blocks for learning: Motivating and engaging students through Minecraft game-based learning
The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of Minecraft game-based learning on students’ motivation and engagement. This paper presents a study of a five-week summer interactive course designed to provide students with the opportunity to work in the virtual learning environment of Minecraft. The study seeks to answer the following questions: 1) How did using Minecraft influence students’ learning experience? and 2) What were students’ experiences using Minecraft as a learning tool?
Leong, P. W. K., Eichelberger, A., & Asseltine, S. (2018). Digital building blocks for learning: Motivating and engaging students through Minecraft game-based learning. International Journal for Educational Media and Technology, 12, 35–41.