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SORT:Ed - An Interactive Educational Game for HealthCare Students

Currell, Karen (2011) SORT:Ed - An Interactive Educational Game for HealthCare Students. In: Paper presentations of the 2010 University of Huddersfield Annual Learning and Teaching Conference. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, pp. 98-101.

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Abstract

This short paper outlines an academic’s entrepreneurial journey from idea conception to the market place. Sort Ed is an interactive board game designed for paediatric student nurses and it set in a child’s ward. There is a huge market demand for this type of educational games in the UK especially by institutions that run healthcare management courses. This learning tool is a major contribution to the limited number of interactive educational games currently available to healthcare tutors and students. Simulated learning benefits of the game enables students to develop required transferable skills needed to succeed in the work place.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: Simulation, Educational games, Entrepreneurship
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: Teaching and Learning Institute
School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
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Depositing User: Graham Stone
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2011 17:37
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2011 17:37
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/9666

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