Interactive Trivia of Laws of the Game as a Resource for Training FIFA Football Referees

Manuel Armenteros (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain), Anto J. Benítez (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain) and Diana-Gabriela Curca (University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)
Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 214
EISBN13: 9781466626362|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1930-2.ch011
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Abstract

This chapter presents the interactive trivia game developed by the TECMERIN research group in collaboration with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) as an online educational resource to facilitate the learning process for football referees and assistant referees. The interactive trivia model uses a total of 1500 multiple-choice questions. This research explains the structure and dynamics of the game, the technology used, its structure, and the theoretical basis. The model has been tried out by eleven international referee instructors in order to test the user experience as felt by the participants. The results obtained show great satisfaction in the game as an educational resource and confirm the immediate possibility of extrapolating the model to other areas of sport.
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