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Intouch: Mobile Game-Based Learning for Non Routine Skills

  • Alfredo ImbelloneEmail author
  • Brunella Botte
  • Carlo Maria Medaglia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9221)

Abstract

The paper presents the InTouch project and discusses design principles and implementation of serious mobile games for the development of soft skills for SME professionals. 30 serious games for mobile devices were developed to be tested and evaluated during Learning labs participated by SMEs professionals operating in different business sectors from seven European countries. The games describe situational learning cases related to 10 non-routine skills, and use different types of interactions. Usability study findings together with qualitative results emerging from Learning labs are described, showing an overall positive evaluation deriving for the choice of the serious game approach and the use of mobile devices.

Keywords

Mobile Technology Game Design Mobile Learning Educational Game Soft Skill 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfredo Imbellone
    • 1
    Email author
  • Brunella Botte
    • 1
  • Carlo Maria Medaglia
    • 2
  1. 1.Link Campus UniversityRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Computer, Control, and Management EngineeringSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

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