Video games can develop graduate skills in higher education students – new study

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Video games in higher educationThe results of a University of Glasgow study that found commercial video games may be used to develop skills known as ‘graduate attributes’ – including communciation, resourcefulness and adapatability – have been published in the journal Computers & Education. The results suggest that video games may have a role to play in higher education.

Barr, M. (2017). Video games can develop graduate skills in higher education students: A randomised trial. Computers & Education, 113, 86–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2017.05.016

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