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Title: The “other” curriculum: Constructing success and failure in a game-based learning environment
Authors: Asmalina Saleh
Zuiker, Steven J.
Issue Date: 2010
Citation: Paper presented at the 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2010, Chicago, IL, USA, 29 June - 2 July, 2010
Abstract: We examined after-school classroom practices to understand how a game based
curriculum based on American standards is taken up in Singapore schools. The Singapore
educational system privileges a certain model of success and failure, which led students and
teachers to adopt roles and practices which ran counter to the intended outcomes of the
curriculum. Despite this, emergent student-oriented activities presented opportunities for
successful implementations of the curriculum.
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