Translated Titles

Applying Game-Based Learning in Nursing Education: Empathy Board Game Learning




呂雀芬(Chueh-Fen Lu);吳淑美(Shu-Mei Wu);徐瑩媺(Ying-Mei Shu);葉美玉(Mei-Yu Yeh)

Key Words

同理心 ; 遊戲式學習 ; 桌遊 ; 護理教育 ; board game ; empathy ; gamed based learning ; nursing education



Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

65卷1期(2018 / 02 / 01)

Page #

96 - 103

Content Language


Chinese Abstract


English Abstract

Attending lectures and reading are two common approaches to acquiring knowledge, while repetitive practice is a common approach to acquiring skills. Nurturing proper attitudes in students is one of the greatest challenges for educators. Health professionals must incorporate empathy into their practice. Creative teaching strategies may offer a feasible approach to enhancing empathy-related competence. The present article focuses on analyzing current, empathy-related curriculums in nursing education in Taiwan, exploring the concepts of empathy and game-based learning, presenting the development of an empathy board game as a teaching aid, and, finally, evaluating the developed education application. Based on the learner-centered principle, this aid was designed with peer learning, allowing learners to influence the learning process, to simulate the various roles of clients, and to develop diverse interpersonal dialogues. The continuous learning loops were formed using the gamification mechanism and transformation, enabling students to connect and practice the three elements of empathy ability: emotion, cognition and expression. Via the game elements of competition, interaction, storytelling, real-time responses, concretizing feedback, integrated peer learning, and equality between teachers and students, students who play patient roles are able to perceive different levels of comfort, which encourages the development of insight into the meaning of empathy. Thereby, the goals of the empathy lesson is achievable within a creative game-based learning environment.

Topic Category 醫藥衛生 > 預防保健與衛生學
醫藥衛生 > 社會醫學
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