Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10216/103643
Author(s): Barros, Marcelo Alves de
Andrade, Valéria
Moura, José Antão Beltrão
Silva, José Irivaldo Alves Oliveira
Alcântara, Hugo Morais de
Vieira, Fátima
Barbosa, Sandra Carla Pereira
Gonçalves, Arimarques
Costa, Gabriel Cintra Alves da
Almeida Júnior, Francisco Edeverton de
Araújo, Rafaela Lacerda
Pinheiro, Igor Matheus Castor Diniz
Patrício, Diego Silva
Aires, Yggo Ramos de Farias
Naviner, Sophie
Title: AquaGuardians: a tutorial-based education game for population engagement in water management
Issue Date: 2017
Abstract: Water management has mainly been dealt with by research institutions and governments with littleengagement from schools, teachers and the population at large. This paper describes AQUAGUARDIANS(AG), an alternate reality, serious game for tutored education. The game offers a cultural environment toengage communities and, hopefully, crowds in water management by means of multimedia reading andwriting experiences in virtual-real world scenarios. AG combines: a) gamified entertainment experiences; b)artistic production coopetitions of individual or collective cultural representations of water by multimediacommunications; and, c) effective actions to save, preserve and monitor community water resources.Applications of AG in two cities suffering from severe water crises in Northeastern Brazil providepreliminary evidence the game improves (learning and water management) success indicators defined byschools and water management agencies.
Subject: Humanidades
Humanities
URI: https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/103643
Source: CSEDU 2017: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
Document Type: Artigo em Livro de Atas de Conferência Internacional
Rights: restrictedAccess
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