ECGBL Future and Past

10th European Conference on Games Based Learning

Hosted by:  The University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland.
6-7 October 2016

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

Purchase Proceedings from previous EGBL Conferences


Winners at ECGBL 2016 Paisley, Scotland

Best PhD Paper – Winner and runners up

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Best Posters

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Game Competition Winners at ECGBL 2016 Paisley, Scotland

Overall Winner

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2nd Place

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3rd Place

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Game Category winners

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

Programme Chair: Liz Boyle, University of the West of Scotland, UK

Keynote Speaker:  

Dr. Baltasar Fernández-Manjón,  University of Madrid (UCM)
"Gaming Learning Analytics: Contributing to the Serious Games Ecosystem"

Kam Star
“Hunting the mythical joint exploitation beast"

A message of thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the University of the West of Scotland, UK 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 2015 Winners

Serious Game Facilitates Conceptual Change About Molecular Emergence Through Productive Negativity (RCT)
Andrea Gautier, University of Toronto, Canada

Bricolage Programming and Problem Solving Ability in Young Children: An Exploratory Study
Rose Simon, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Edutainment,: A New Approach to Non-Formal Education Opportunities
Moeeni Leila, Edutainment for Youth (E4Y), UK


Curcuit Warz
Michael Callaghan, Niall McShane and Augusto Gomez Eguiluz, Ulster University, UK

Rajiv Vaid Basaiawmoit, Aarhus University, Denmark

Discovery Agents
Loren Kuich, Discovery Agents, Canada

Deadly Distribution
Scott N. Wilson, William Thompson and Ryan Ralston, The K20 Center/The University of Oklahoma, USA

ECGBL Executive Committee

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


ECGBL Future conference

Future European Conference on Games Based Learning

 To Be Confirmed
If you would be interested in hosting ECGBL, please read the hosting document and contact Sue Nugus, Conferences Director, for more information.