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Adventures In Evaluation. Reviewing a CD-ROM Based Adventure Game Designed for Young People Recovering From Psychosis.
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, University of Melbourne, Australia

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lugano, Switzerland ISBN 978-1-880094-53-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Recently the Centre for Program Evaluation (CPE), University of Melbourne, was approached by a mental health agency to undertake the fascinating and challenging task of evaluating a prototype CD ROM based adventure game designed for young people recovering from psychosis. This unusual and inventive game, titled Pogo's Pledge, utilized 'edutainment' in the form a medieval fantasy quest to provide educational messages about psychosis for young people who were experiencing psychosis for the first time. Interviews focusing on areas such as game induction, interface design, navigation, game play and quality of psycho-educational material revealed that a substantial redevelopment of the game would be needed for the CD ROM to be an effective tool for helping young people recover from psychosis. However, positive support was also expressed by all participants for the ground breaking conceptual approach to psychosis education demonstrated by this unique game.

Citation

Shrimpton, B. (2004). Adventures In Evaluation. Reviewing a CD-ROM Based Adventure Game Designed for Young People Recovering From Psychosis. In L. Cantoni & C. McLoughlin (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 5094-5101). Lugano, Switzerland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 25, 2022 from .

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