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Game Research Methods: An Overview

Game Research Methods: An Overview

ByPetri LankoskiStaffan Björk

Games are increasingly becoming the focus for research due to their cultural and economic impact on modern society. However, there are many different types of approaches and methods than can be applied to understanding games or those that play games. This book provides an introduction to various game research methods that are useful to students in all levels of higher education covering both quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods. In addition, approaches using game development for research is described. Each method is described in its own chapter by a researcher with practical experience of applying the method to topic of games. Through this, the book provides an overview of research methods that enable us to better our understanding on games.

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Publication Date
Jul 21, 2017
Language
English
ISBN
9781387115976
Category
Education & Language
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Petri Lankoski, By (author): Staffan Björk

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Format
EPUB

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