CULTURE SENSITIVE EDUCATIONAL GAMES CONSIDERING COMMON SENSE KNOWLEDGE

Junia Anacleto, Eliane Pereira, Alexandre Ferreira, Ap. Fabiano P. de Carvalho, João Fabro

Abstract

When an 8th grade science teacher discusses the subject “contraceptive methods”, s/he has to consider situations and facts that are known by teenagers to better understand their behavior and define his/her approach. Suppose that the teacher says “the rhythm method is not one of the most efficient contraceptive methods”. But does the teacher really know which contraceptive methods are considered by that group of students? It is proposed here a framework to instance web game supported by common sense knowledge to approach the called “transversal themes” of the school curriculum in our country, like sexual education, ethic and healthcare. The quiz game framework called “What is it?” is presented as a support for teachers in contextualizing the content to the students’ local culture, promoting a more effective and significant learning.

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Anacleto J., Pereira E., Ferreira A., Fabiano P. de Carvalho A. and Fabro J. (2008). CULTURE SENSITIVE EDUCATIONAL GAMES CONSIDERING COMMON SENSE KNOWLEDGE . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-40-1, pages 136-141. DOI: 10.5220/0001675501360141


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis08,
author={Junia Anacleto and Eliane Pereira and Alexandre Ferreira and Ap. Fabiano P. de Carvalho and João Fabro},
title={CULTURE SENSITIVE EDUCATIONAL GAMES CONSIDERING COMMON SENSE KNOWLEDGE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={136-141},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001675501360141},
isbn={978-989-8111-40-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - CULTURE SENSITIVE EDUCATIONAL GAMES CONSIDERING COMMON SENSE KNOWLEDGE
SN - 978-989-8111-40-1
AU - Anacleto J.
AU - Pereira E.
AU - Ferreira A.
AU - Fabiano P. de Carvalho A.
AU - Fabro J.
PY - 2008
SP - 136
EP - 141
DO - 10.5220/0001675501360141