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Minesweeper and Hypothetical Thinking Action ResearchSlide2
Goals of Action Research
To see if the Minesweeper game has promise to teach logical skills that aide in hypothetical and critical thinking, thus reducing dysrationalia.
To see if the Minesweeper game has promise in helping people to use a computer better.
To learn about the action research process.Slide3
Metacognition about Minesweeper
One must understand the rules (system), otherwise everything is just “shooting in the dark”
The strategy is to eliminate possibilities where possible to reduce or eliminate the need to guess.
A wrong hypothesis (assumption) will lead to a wrong conclusion, and lead to failure.
Paying attention first to what is solvable, leads to more information that can be used to solve what originally was not possible.Slide4
Logic of First Minesweeper StrategySlide5
Correlation to Problem Solving of First Minesweeper Strategy
“Eliminate all other factors, and the one which remains must be the truth.” – Sherlock HolmesSlide6
Logic of Second Minesweeper Strategy