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Evaluating Serious Game Trainings

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Abstract

Developing and conducting serious game-based trainings can consume considerable resources and time. This chapter offers recommendations on how to plan and conduct evaluations of virtual reality (VR)-based serious games for training purposes. A concrete example of such an evaluation from the AUGGMED project showcases the practical steps of running meaningful VR-based training evaluations as well as potential challenges that need to be taken into account.

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Notes

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    http://blog.leapmotion.com/art-storytelling-narrative-vr/

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    http://auggmed-project.eu/AUGGMED has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 653590.

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    The sense of being present in the virtual place and time rather than in the actual real-world location (Sanchez-Vives & Slater, 2005).

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Bayerl, P.S., Davey, S., Lohrmann, P., Saunders, J. (2019). Evaluating Serious Game Trainings. In: Akhgar, B. (eds) Serious Games for Enhancing Law Enforcement Agencies. Security Informatics and Law Enforcement. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29926-2_9

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