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Author: Cepi Riyana

Affiliation: Education Technology Study Program, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Bandung and Indonesia, Indonesia

ISBN: 978-989-758-314-8

ISSN: 2184-271X

Keyword(s): Mobile Game, Character Education, Soft Skill, Edge Animate.

Abstract: One of the proper innovations to develop student’s character (soft skill) is through exploring Mobile Game Education. It is an online game application that is operated by using mobile communication devices such as smartphones and tablets. This research aims to develop models of Mobile Game applications that contain character education teaching about soft skill such as: ability in communicating, cooperating, problem solving, creative thinking, collaborating and others. The results of this study are (1) The design of computer based game model by using game format, which aims to provide atmosphere or environment that provides learning facilities to develop students' abilities in the aspect of attitude / soft skill. This is in accordance with the profile of mobile game application which was designed by considering aspects and characteristics of objectives, materials, students and the availability of facilities. (2) The procedure in conducting development of mobile game media in this resea rch is through the stages of: (a) Conducting need analysis of Mobile Game Model, (b) Conducting soft skill competence analysis. This activity describes what soft skill competencies are required by students who will be integrated with mobile games, (c) Product design development, (d) Software development in the form of program development by using programming language and Edge Animed software, (e) Software Testing / Validation which is done in stages, they are limited trials involving end users and expert judgment, (f) Product Dissemination which is conducted through dissemination of research results. (3) Based on the interviews with the end users, who are teachers in general, there is generally a positive response to the use of mobile game media as a medium in developing the students’ character and soft skill in elementary school. (More)

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Paper citation in several formats:
Riyana, C. (2017). Mobile Game Education for Developing Soft Skill of Elementary School Students.In 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 2: ICES, ISBN 978-989-758-314-8, ISSN 2184-271X, pages 128-134. DOI: 10.5220/0007046306770683

author={Cepi Riyana.},
title={Mobile Game Education for Developing Soft Skill of Elementary School Students},
booktitle={1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 2: ICES,},


JO - 1st International Conference on Educational Sciences - Volume 2: ICES,
TI - Mobile Game Education for Developing Soft Skill of Elementary School Students
SN - 978-989-758-314-8
AU - Riyana, C.
PY - 2017
SP - 128
EP - 134
DO - 10.5220/0007046306770683

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