Digital games and their impact in developing students’ critical thinking skills

Evangeli Boti, Panos Fitsilis, Vyron Damasiotis

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Nowadays, with technology evolving with leaps and bounds and information being produced and disseminated rapidly without control, children are an easy target for misleading. The school could design and implement ways to impart and refine these skills that are critical to the decisions that make up the essence of life.

Within this context, this research work was shaped and studied the pedagogical value of digital games in developing critical thinking skills with regard to digital security. For this study, a teaching intervention was made using digital simulation games to demonstrate their contribution to the development of critical thinking compared to traditional teaching.

The exploitation of digital games was investigated in the context of an interdisciplinary online health education programme. The results of the research showed that this intervention contributed significantly to the development of critical thinking for the majority of students to whom it was applied.


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