Psychological assessment criteria for computer games and developmental software

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Abstract

Article gives analysis of a child's activities with PC, basic types of computer software and their characteristics. Essential aspects in assessment of developmental software are analyzed. Two groups of quality assessment criteria are provided and described in detail: ergonomic characteristics and psychological educational content of the software.

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Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

For citation: Korkina A.J. Psychological assessment criteria for computer games and developmental software. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2008. Vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 20–29. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

A. J. Korkina, Educational Psychologist at the Scientific and Methodical Centre of Toys and Play, Moscow, Russia

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