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Towards developing mobile game-based learning engineering model

Zaibon, Syamsul Bahrin and Shiratuddin, Norshuhada (2009) Towards developing mobile game-based learning engineering model. In: 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, 31 March - 02 April 2009, Los Angeles, California USA.

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Mobile game-based learning (mGBL) is a game purposely employed for learning which is played on mobile devices such as mobile phones. The development of mGBL is indeed a crucial task in ensuring the player to be motivated enough to keep playing until the game goal has been achieved. Various game development methodologies have been introduced for different types of games (genre, platform), which are available in their own specifications. Although there are many introduced methodologies which are currently practiced, studies show that customized phases and steps to develop mGBL applications are necessary. Henceforth, this paper proposes phases and main steps to be included in mGBL engineering model. This model is proposed intentionally for developing mGBL applications. A review on available mobile game development methodologies and an expert consultation to mobile game developers are conducted to identify the phases that are presently applied by developers to develop mobile games. Through this study, we analyzed and compared the diversity of the phases and steps involved in the current practiced methodologies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: mobile game, learning, mGBL, engineering model, methodology
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Syamsul Bahrin Zaibon
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2010 06:08
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2010 06:08
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1317

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