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Abstract :

This study explores how playing a SNG(Social Network Game) entitled ‘Farmville’ related to student’ s academic achievement in consumer ecucation. In order to answer this research question, resources and  gaming activities of Farmville related to the school curriculum activities were explored, identified, and organized. The participants of this study consisted of sixty seven 5th, 6th graders at a Korean elementary school. As results, Farmville activities were positively related to achieving the consumer education objectives in Korean elementary schools. This study showed the Farmville gameplay significantly related to gamers ’  achievements in consumer education, and Farmville can be a good tool in consumer education.

Keywords :

:SNG, FarmVille, Consumer Education, Economy Learning

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