History Lesson Using Game as the Tool

Austin Wijaya, Nathasia and Sanjaya, Ridwan (2012) History Lesson Using Game as the Tool. In: The Ninth International Conference on eLearning for Knowledge-Based Society, 13-14 December 2012, Bangkok, Thailand.

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Creativity and innovation are the important spirit in the world of game. Game developers should have the idea which is out of the box to create the interesting game for their users. They will compete to make a game that will be used by as many as users around the world in the long period of time. It creates a new problem when the users tend to addict and start to neglect their lives. The parents usually antipathy and see the games as the bad experiences in their children life. However, as the Game developers, create an interesting game is not the only purpose. They should think the educational side from the users, including the experiences and knowledge they will obtain when the users play the game. As the example, game should help in cognitive side to help children acquire knowledge and train their paradigm in the problems solving. In psychological side, games indirectly encourage the children to indomitable and not give up easily. In this paper, it will be discussed how to utilize a game for education in telling the history. By using a game, history lesson will be learned more interestingly and easier to understand than to be taught in the conventional way. The paper will discuss the tools to create the game for any educators who want to implement their lessons to their students in the interesting way. The result, the knowledge-based game can be used for teaching the other lessons.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: 000 Computer Science, Information and General Works > 005 Computer programming, programs & data > Information Systems
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science > Department of Information Systems
Depositing User: Mr Ridwan Sanjaya
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2015 08:39
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2015 05:20
URI: http://repository.unika.ac.id/id/eprint/22

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