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16-8-2018 12:00 AM

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Smart Cities are currently a hot topic in the Information System (IS) consulting field. IS consultant should use business cases to evaluate and identify conceptual and technological solutions. However, these approaches are often difficult to understand by the learners. The use of Serious Games (SG) has emerged as an interesting strategy to promote experiential learning in several domains. But few studies have evaluated game based educational methods in the IS consulting field. This paper presents a feedback on the SG Cityone use in the IS consulting teaching for a smart city use case. This experiment was conducted within the course: "Information System consulting" proposed to Master II students. The evaluation of Cityone was carried out according to the enjoyment and learning dimensions. The main results showed that the game is a good complementary approach to be integrated in the IS consulting learning.

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Aug 16th, 12:00 AM

Learning Information System Consulting through the Serious Game CityOne

Smart Cities are currently a hot topic in the Information System (IS) consulting field. IS consultant should use business cases to evaluate and identify conceptual and technological solutions. However, these approaches are often difficult to understand by the learners. The use of Serious Games (SG) has emerged as an interesting strategy to promote experiential learning in several domains. But few studies have evaluated game based educational methods in the IS consulting field. This paper presents a feedback on the SG Cityone use in the IS consulting teaching for a smart city use case. This experiment was conducted within the course: "Information System consulting" proposed to Master II students. The evaluation of Cityone was carried out according to the enjoyment and learning dimensions. The main results showed that the game is a good complementary approach to be integrated in the IS consulting learning.