Strategies Emerging from Game Play: Experience from an Educational Game for Academic Career Design

  • Yoshikiyo Kato
  • Hiroko Shoji
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4253)


In this paper, we explore the possibility of chance discovery through game play. We describe an educational game for academic career design, and present strategic knowledge that players learned through game play. We discuss the role of game play in acquiring such knowledge in terms of chance discovery, and the validity of the acquired strategies in real-life career design.


Game Play Connection Point Intelligent Tutoring System Chance Discovery Educational Game 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshikiyo Kato
    • 1
  • Hiroko Shoji
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of Information and Communications TechnologyKnowledge Creating Communication Research CenterTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Industrial and Systems EngineeringChuo UniversityTokyoJapan

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