Making sense of virtual risks : a quasi-experimental investigation into game-based training /
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Table of Contents:
- Title Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 LOADING; Rise of a Potential Powerful Tool; The Case of Levee Patroller; Toward a Thicker Description; What to Expect; 2 Sought: A Professional Hans Brinker; World of Reality: Levee Inspection; World of Meaning: Sensemaking; World of Play: 3D Simulation Game; Lessons Learned; 3 Toward an Innovative Training/Evaluation; Evaluating a Futuristic Scenario; Formulating Working Hypotheses; Setting Up a Futuristic Scenario; Lessons Learned; 4 Playing a Futuristic Scenario; The Participating Organizations; Setting the Facts Straight
- Errors and ImprovementsLessons Learned; 5 Solving a Crime Is Easier; Playing the Game at Home; Rating the Exercise Every Time; Retrieving the Prevalent Gameplay Responses; Lessons Learned; 6 Opening the Black-Box; Performing in the Game; Dealing with the Virtual Failures; Retrieving the Prevalent Gameplay Patterns; Lessons Learned; 7 Knowing the Pen-and-Paper Generation; Retrieving the Questionnaire Responses; Reducing the Data; Investigating the Relationships; Lessons Learned; 8 Picture This!; Organizing the Sensemaking Test; Picturing the Learning Objectives; Picturing the Overall Results
- Lessons Learned9 It Has an Exit Button, Right?; Setting Up a Discussion; The Impact of Levee Patroller; Suggestions for Improvement; Lessons Learned; 10 Picture That!; Playing with Digital Literates; Sensemaking by Super Experts; Interviewing the Levee Patrollers; Exercising on a Real Levee; Lessons Learned; 11 Integrating the Puzzle Pieces; Accepting the Hypotheses (or Not); Providing Additional Perspectives; Reflecting on the Puzzle; Lessons Learned; 12 The Future of Game-Based Training; Toward Sensegaming; Advice for Future Training/Evaluations
- Recommendations for Future Research and PracticeThe Future of Levee Patroller; References; Summary; Samenvatting; Curriculum Vitae