SpelLit: A Collaborative Body- and Space-related Interactive Learning Game for School Children to acquire Reading and Writing Skills

Abstract

SpelLit 4.0 is a collaborative body- and space-related learning experience for elementary school children, which facilitates to acquire reading and writing skills in a playful way. SpelLit allows teachers to edit and change the game by themselves. In this contribution, we introduce this new didactic concept for regular school lessons. Additionally, we present studies employing a semi-structured survey based on cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) enriched by the System Usability Scale (SUS) and the Affinity for Technology Scale (ATI-Scale) questionnaires. We gained insight into questions and potential contradictions in the teacher’s perception of this didactic and technology-assisted concept for their lessons. The results reveal that even teachers with a weak technical affinity show a high degree of willingness to use this novel configurable learning game in regular lessons. In addition to a high degree of usability...
Original languageEnglish
Pages63-71
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 01.06.2019
EventWorld Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2019
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 24.06.201929.06.2019

Conference

ConferenceWorld Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2019
Country/TerritoryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period24.06.1929.06.19

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