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Design and Heuristic Evaluation of MathQuest: A Role-Playing game on numbers

Shafie, Afza and Wan Ahmad, Wan Fatimah (2010) Design and Heuristic Evaluation of MathQuest: A Role-Playing game on numbers. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences , 8 . pp. 620-625. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to present the design and evaluation of an online role-playing game in learning numbers. In this study, MathQuest, prototype of a role playing game for students to learn numbers has been developed. Twelve students aged between 10 – 11 years old are involved in the evaluation of the game. The students are given the demo and hands-on access to the prototype. A set of questionnaire is given upon completion of playing the demo. In addition, an interview session is conducted on 3 students to obtain their feedback for the game. Results from the questionnaire and interview have shown that the students find the game exciting, full of fun and will enjoy a mathematics class conducted using MathQuest

Item Type:Article
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Fundamental & Applied Sciences
ID Code:3838
Deposited By: Afza Shafie
Deposited On:04 Jan 2011 06:41
Last Modified:01 Apr 2014 11:18

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