Toward a Play Management System for Play-Based Learning
This position paper is dedicated to describing a preliminary model of an integrated system, called Play Management System (PMS). PMS is designed to support both players and teachers to deliver, use, manage and track play situations. This PMS model results from a design-based research methodology. Our approach focuses on (1) the learners and the situation that emerges when they play the game, rather than the system dedicated to play and (2) the teachers who want to manage a game-based learning situation. Thus, we argue for a shift from a game-based to a play-based perspective.
KeywordsGame-based learning Play management system Classroom orchestration Design-based research Teachers’ requirement analysis
The JEN.lab project is a multi-disciplinary project funded by the French Research Agency (ANR-13-APPR-0001). The authors want to thank the students and teachers for their full support and key contributions.
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