Time as a Heuristic in Serious Games for Education

Răzvan Rughiniș


The article proposes a conceptual framework for studying the organization of time in educational games. A time-focused analysis can productively examine time frames and time work in a serious game, in order to understand its timescapes of learning, and its politics of time. Games may be designed to accommodate strategies of play of variable time intensity, to assist players’ time work, to support dynamics of learning, to encourage knowledge of history and foresight, and to illustrate various economies of time.


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Rughiniș R. (2013). Time as a Heuristic in Serious Games for Education . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 580-585. DOI: 10.5220/0004388605800585

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author={Răzvan Rughiniș},
title={Time as a Heuristic in Serious Games for Education},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - Time as a Heuristic in Serious Games for Education
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - Rughiniș R.
PY - 2013
SP - 580
EP - 585
DO - 10.5220/0004388605800585