Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXV
  2. Designing serious games

  3. Embedding serious games and virtual worlds within learning programmes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Kristoffer Getchell, Alan Miller, Colin Allison, Rebecca Sweetman
      Pages 165-180
    3. Mathieu Muratet, Patrice Torguet, Jean-Pierre Jessel
      Pages 181-192
  4. Tools, technologies and platforms for game-based learning, including mobile game-based learning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Richard Hable, Otto Petrovic
      Pages 195-208
    3. Aidan Sliney, David Murphy, John O’Mullane
      Pages 225-233
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 234-238

About this book


The proceedings to "Serious Games on the Move 08" will contain all results of this conference on game software applications that are designed to do more than entertain. The focus of the contents lie on research results and developments in the rapidly moving field of serious games and their potential use in education and training as well as in the presentation of several showcases.

The proceedings will address the following three topics: 1. Designing serious games: This topic will include innovations in the design of serious games, in particular games for use in education and training environments. 2. Embedding serious games and virtual worlds within learning programmes: Original research papers and case studies that investigate the potential for integration of serious games and virtual worlds within programmes of education and training will be the core content of this theme. 3. Tools, technologies and platforms: Under this topic the proceedings will provide information relating to serious games technologies.


2D/3D game environments cross-platform content mobile learning game models simulation games user-trialling prototypes virtual games

Editors and affiliations

  • Otto Petrovic
    • 1
  • Anthony Brand
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Information Science and Information SystemsUniversity of GrazAustria
  2. 2.INSPIRECambridgeEngland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Vienna 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-09417-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-211-09418-1
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