A Game System for Learning Mathematics with Pacing Considering Individual Motivation and Feeling

  • Nobumitsu ShikineEmail author
  • Toshimasa Yamanaka
  • Junichi Hoshino
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10507)


In these days, there are many e-learning system for studying by yourself. In these systems, learner can make their own pacing in for each learning section. But many learner needs more shorter term pacing adjusted to individual motivation and feeling in one session. Many video learning system has lack of interaction. On the other hand, novel game type e-learning system can interact to learner. But, previous novel game system can not keep the prosody information. So this paper proposed new novel game system “NOVELICA” which segmented the lesson to conversation size. And you can easily see the head of conversation with no stress by using NOVELICA. We compared with NOVELICA to previous novel game system and video learning system. And we investigate how different in these 3 contents. Finally, we found that NOVELICA is tend to be less stressful and keeping arousal in learning mathematics.


e-Learning Remedial education Math anxiety Video learning Novel game Instructional pacing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nobumitsu Shikine
    • 1
    Email author
  • Toshimasa Yamanaka
    • 2
  • Junichi Hoshino
    • 3
  1. 1.Graduate School of Integrative and Global MajorsUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Art and DesignUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of Engineering, Information and SystemsUniversity of TsukubaTsukubaJapan

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