Interaction design for tablet based edutainment systems for mathematical education of primary student

Halloluwa, Thilina C., Vyas, Dhaval, Sahama, Tony R., Hewagamage, Priyantha, & Usoof, Hakim (2015) Interaction design for tablet based edutainment systems for mathematical education of primary student. In Welgama, Viraj & Kiriella, Dawpadee (Eds.) 2015 International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions (ICTer), 24 - 25 August 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Abstract

Mathematics has been perceived as the core area of learning in most educational systems around the world including Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, it is clearly visible that a majority of Sri Lankan students are failing in their basic mathematics when the recent grade five scholarship examination and ordinary level exam marks are analysed. According to Department of Examinations Sri Lanka , on average, over 88 percent of the students are failing in the grade 5 scholarship examinations where mathematics plays a huge role while about 50 percent of the students fail in there ordinary level mathematics examination. Poor or lack of basic mathematics skills has been identified as the root cause.

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ID Code: 87274
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Human Computer Interaction, Edutainment, Mobile game based learning, Interaction Design
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [Please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 07 Sep 2015 03:07
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2017 02:06

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