Visual Realism in 3D Serious Games for Learning: A Case Study

Voravika Wattanasoontorn, Milan Magdics, Mateu Sbert

Abstract

Serious gaming has been proven to be an enjoyable tool to transfer particular knowledge or skills to target players. In educational context, serious games offer a powerful and effective approach to teaching, learning and skill development for all ages. Realism is one of the considerable factors which motivates players to accomplish their goals in a serious game. In this paper we present the elements and the process of visual realism design for 3D serious gaming, extended with a case study in LISSA (LIfe Support Simulation Application), a serious game designed to teach and learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). LISSA exploits video game technology to link computer-based case simulations with e-learning functionalities in a single framework. An evaluation of visual realism with regard to photorealism and camera viewpoint is presented.

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Wattanasoontorn V., Magdics M. and Sbert M. (2013). Visual Realism in 3D Serious Games for Learning: A Case Study . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-65-5, pages 24-33. DOI: 10.5220/0004599400240033


in Bibtex Style

@conference{idee13,
author={Voravika Wattanasoontorn and Milan Magdics and Mateu Sbert},
title={Visual Realism in 3D Serious Games for Learning: A Case Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={24-33},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004599400240033},
isbn={978-989-8565-65-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Interaction Design in Educational Environments - Volume 1: IDEE, (ICEIS 2013)
TI - Visual Realism in 3D Serious Games for Learning: A Case Study
SN - 978-989-8565-65-5
AU - Wattanasoontorn V.
AU - Magdics M.
AU - Sbert M.
PY - 2013
SP - 24
EP - 33
DO - 10.5220/0004599400240033