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Captain Carnival Game: game-based learning application for SPM English literature novel

Roslan, Rosfuzah and Kaliparamah, Navin Kumar and Ameer Oli, Mohamed Azlan and Naim, Najihah and Marjohan, Muhammad Faheem (2016) Captain Carnival Game: game-based learning application for SPM English literature novel. In: Proceedings of The International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL) 2016, 20-21 September 2016, Dewan Sultan Iskandar, UTM, Johor.

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Abstract

In this day and age where access to technology is no longer uncommon, it has become a necessity to find ways that technology can applied to further improve the education of our youths. The use of books in the educational system cannot be removed or replaced as it is a tried and true method of teaching. However, that does not mean that an educational gaming application would be ineffective. Contrarily, most students find these applications more compelling than books, which makes it viable to be used additionally with books for studies. 'Captain Carnival Game' is an game-based learning application built to captivate and help students test and exercise their knowledge of the novel "Captain Nobody" by Dean Pitchford, a novel that is used for the national SPM 'Literature in English' component. The application was built using combinations of elements that make up a successful multimedia project. such as the use of captivating texts, graphics, audio, video and animation. The applications holds questions that challenges the user about their knowledge of the novel, from questions regarding the characters to questions about the plot points, all of which will prove to be more than enough materials for an individual to answer exams with full confidence.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gaming based educational application; SPM English literature novel; Captain Nobody
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1024 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Centre of Diploma Studies > Department of Information Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:22
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9620
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