Challenges in the evaluation of educational computer games

Hasiah Mohamed Omar, Azizah Jaafar

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Abstract

Computer games have been used for educational purposes nowadays. The implementations of educational computer games bring some challenges and issues that need to be highlighted. There are three challenges in evaluating educational computer games which are the evaluation criteria, the evaluators and the evaluation process. Evaluation criteria have been identified and it consists of five issues which are Interface, Educational, Content, Playability and Multimedia. The evaluators are real and surrogate users. The third challenge is regarding evaluation process and one of the suitable processes is by implementing formative evaluation in order to develop a comprehensive and practical educational computer games.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology - Visual Informatics, ITSim'10
Volume1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event2010 International Symposium on Information Technology, ITSim'10 - Kuala Lumpur
Duration: 15 Jun 201017 Jun 2010

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Other2010 International Symposium on Information Technology, ITSim'10
CityKuala Lumpur
Period15/6/1017/6/10

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Keywords

  • Challenge
  • Component
  • Educational computer games
  • Evaluation crtiteria
  • Issues

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Information Systems

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Omar, H. M., & Jaafar, A. (2010). Challenges in the evaluation of educational computer games. In Proceedings 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology - Visual Informatics, ITSim'10 (Vol. 1). [5561336] https://doi.org/10.1109/ITSIM.2010.5561336

Challenges in the evaluation of educational computer games. / Omar, Hasiah Mohamed; Jaafar, Azizah.

Proceedings 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology - Visual Informatics, ITSim'10. Vol. 1 2010. 5561336.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Omar, HM & Jaafar, A 2010, Challenges in the evaluation of educational computer games. in Proceedings 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology - Visual Informatics, ITSim'10. vol. 1, 5561336, 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology, ITSim'10, Kuala Lumpur, 15/6/10. https://doi.org/10.1109/ITSIM.2010.5561336
Omar HM, Jaafar A. Challenges in the evaluation of educational computer games. In Proceedings 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology - Visual Informatics, ITSim'10. Vol. 1. 2010. 5561336 https://doi.org/10.1109/ITSIM.2010.5561336
Omar, Hasiah Mohamed ; Jaafar, Azizah. / Challenges in the evaluation of educational computer games. Proceedings 2010 International Symposium on Information Technology - Visual Informatics, ITSim'10. Vol. 1 2010.
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