ECGBL Future and Past

9th European Conference on Games Based Learning

Hosted by:  Nord-Trondelag University College
Steinkjer, Norway
8-9 October 2015

Purchase Proceedings

The Electronic Proceedings from ECGBL  are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase in 2 different formats.

  • CD Version - £50 plus Postage  and Packaging
  • Printed Version - £60 plus Postage and Packaging

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Winners at ECGBL 2015 Steinkjer, Norway

Best PhD Paper – Winner and runners up


Winner( centre) Novices vs. Experts; Game-based learning and the heterogeneous classroom audience , Björn Berg Marklund, University of Skövde, Sverige,

Left, Gamification for Data Gathering in Emergency Response Exercises, Kenny Meesters, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, Aaron Ruhe, and Marvin Soetanto, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Right, Computer games for promoting global awareness: Methods and Modes, Kristine Oygardslia, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Best Posters


Applying memory theory in game design: Case Study

Trude Løvskar, Jon Hoem, Bergen University College, Norway and Linares Jordi, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain


Game Competition Winners at ECGBL 2015 Steinkjer, Norway

Overall Winner


Czechoslovakia 38-89: Assassination

Cyril Brom, CharlesUniversity, Prague,Czech Republic

2nd Place


Weather Trouble

Brian Nelson, Arizona State University and Diane Jass-Ketelhut, University of Maryland, USA

3rd Place


Mythos Unbound

Greg Rogers and Chloe Costello,University of Arkansas, USA

Game Category winners


Web-Based- Vascular Invaders Andrea Gauthier, University of Toronto, Canada Installed on a Computer-Mythos Unbound, Greg Rogers and Chloe Costello, University of Arkansas, USA

Installed on a Computer- Czechoslovakia 38-89: Assassination, Cyril Brom, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

App-Based- Weather Trouble, Brian Nelson, Arizona State University and Diane Jass-Ketelhut, University of Maryland, USA Non-Digital Games -JobStar: Create Your Star Job, Toru Fujimoto, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Conference Director: Professor Thomas Connolly, University of the West of Scotland, UK

Conference Chair: Robin Munkvold, Nord-Trondelag University College, Steinkjer, Norway

Programme Chair: Dr. Line Kolås, Nord-Trondelag University College, Steinkjer, Norway

Keynote Speaker:  

Prof Alf Inge Wang, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

Dr David Williamson Shaffer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
“Localization: The next frontier in games for learning”

A message of thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of e The University of Sydney Business School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia and the assistance provided by the Conference and Programme Co-chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.

We trust that that overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback

ECGBL Future conference

Future European Conference on Games Based Learning

11th European Conference on Games Based Learning
FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Science,
Graz, Austria
5-6 October 2017
If you would be interested in hosting ECGBL, please read the hosting document and contact Sue Nugus, Conferences Director, for more information.