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Kockica: Developing a Serious Game for Alphabet Learning and Practising Vocabulary

  • Sena BajraktarevićEmail author
  • Belma Ramić-Brkić
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 3)

Abstract

Serious games have had a great impact on education of children and especially, children with disabilities. Kockica is a first 3D serious game developed in native (Bosnian) language and as such, is culturally appropriate for B&H children. The game is intended to help children learn alphabet and improve their verbal skills in a fun and joyful way. The idea of the game is to encourage parents to participate in children’s play and learning time, and to offer teachers a new interactive tool that could potentially speed up the learning process and at the same time make it more interesting and fun. The game presented in this paper is developed in collaboration with professionals working at an NGO “EDUS—Education for All”, program devoted to evidence-based work with children with disabilities. In this paper we present a pilot study conducted with neuro-typical children, including correction feedback received from the teachers.

Keywords

Game Development Educational Game Virtual Room Positive Game Game Idea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Sarajevo School of Science and TechnologySarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina

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