Educational Design of a Snake Game for Basic Mathematical Operations with a Different Approach

Education Research Highlights in Mathematics, Science and Technology 2017

Editors: Dr. Mack Shelley, Dr. Mustafa Pehlivan


Education Research Highlights in Mathematics, Science and Technology 2017

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Educational Design of a Snake Game for Basic Mathematical Operations with a Different Approach

Chapter Authors: Hayri Incekara, Burak Tezcan, Selahattin Alan, Sakir Tasdemir

Abstract: Today with the rapid developments in technology computers and computer related environments become a vital part of life. Such positive changes in information technology can affect all aspects of education positively including both content and learning process. In particular, computer games that make education fun are positively affected by this interaction, making computer games as one of the issues that should be emphasized in education and training. Games have a very important role in the development process of children. Therefore, games and educational tools are being developed to accelerate children's education and intelligence development. Educational games create opportunities for children to learn new things as well as increasing their mental abilities, and ease to understanding of boring subjects and courses. In this work, a snake game has been developed. C# programming language has been used and an educational game combining snake game and mathematical operations which have not been done before designed. A digital game that can teach basic mathematical operations easily, fast and a fun way to students mostly in primary education level has been designed. With the designed game improving player’s skills in basic mathematical operations are aimed.

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