From Analysis to Creation: Utilizing the ADDIE Model for Developing and Educational Game for Children


Designing educational games for children is a topic that warrants attention, particularly when using the ADDIE model as a game development framework. In this exposition, we evaluate three notable children's video games to highlight the complexities associated with designing games for children. Additionally, we present the ADDIE model, a well-known instructional design framework, to our audience to elaborate on its potential applications within the video game industry. The importance of creating educational video games for children is emphasized in this discussion. The ADDIE paradigm offers game designers a structured approach to creating educational video games that are both enjoyable and advantageous to a child's growth and education. To summarize, the process of developing a children's video game entails numerous stages and components that demand considerable effort. Game designers may employ established methodologies like the ADDIE model to create educational games that provide young children with a fun and informative experience. Games that require children to utilize their analytical and problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills can equip them with essential life skills that they can use throughout their lives. A combination of constructivist and social learning theories may be utilized to foster educational play by promoting exploration, cooperation, and reflection. Designing engaging and educational video games for children necessitates a thorough understanding of child development and various learning theories. And through the combination of theory to sort out the framework of children's video game design and detailed process.

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Nurul Nadwa Zulkifli, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Yufan Zhang, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Nur Raihan Che Nawi, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

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Conference: ACE2023
Stream: Design

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Zulkifli N., Zhang Y., Ayub A., & Nawi N. (2024) From Analysis to Creation: Utilizing the ADDIE Model for Developing and Educational Game for Children ISSN: 2186-5892 The Asian Conference on Education 2023: Official Conference Proceedings
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