A Model Driven Development Framework for Serious Games

Niroshan Thillainathan
2013 Social Science Research Network  
Serious games have become more important in the field of education. The tight connection of education to computer game playing by presenting learning content in a game-like environment creates a better usage experience thus leading to higher usage and potentially better learning outcomes. To create successful serious games, it is necessary to combine programming knowledge and didactical knowledge to properly include learning objectives. Most educators are not able to develop such games on their
more » ... own due to lack of programming and game design skills. In my dissertation, I am focusing on a solution based on model driven development techniques that shall allow educators to create didactically sound serious games. My idea is it to provide a domain specific modeling language for serious games and a visual modeling tool, which allows the generation of games from visual models.
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2475410 fatcat:63x5nm7nqncj3cuvk2vrpvwtqm