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13th European Conference on Games Based Learning

Hosted by: University of Southern Denmark
Campusvej 55
DK-5230
Odense M

3-4 October 2019

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

Joint Winners of the best PhD paper and presentation

Digital Game-Based Learning for Early Childhood: Guardians’ Attitudes in Pakistan and Bangladesh
Lauri Pynnönen

Promoting 21st Century Skills with Game-Based Learning in Interdisciplinary Fisheries Education
 Jørn Weines

 

Winner of the best Poster

Time to Walk
Thomas Wernbacher, Natalie Denk, Mario Platzer and Sylvia Titze

 

7th International Educational Game Competition Winners at ECGBL 2019

1st Place

Master of Numbers
Bilgen Demirdaş

2nd Place

Enchanted Crystals
David Farrell and Spyridon Blatsios 

3rd Place

VRKeer
Carl Boel

Merit/ Commendation

SumW0rdz
Gareth Kerry Rees

3rd Games in Development Competition

Joint 1st Place

Homeless Monopoly
Jackie Calderwood

Maths Duel
Pierpaolo Dondio

Student Competition Winners

1st Place
Solar Race
Michael Callaghan

Joint 2nd Place
Once Upon a Maths
Mariana Rocha

Hunt for Human Rights
Stephen Farley, Jaia Alexandra Kavanagh, Laura Ann-Marie Masterson, Molly Carolanne Egan, Ellen Kearney, Willemijn Bosschaert, Lucy Edgeworth and Eve Ellen Mathews

Executive Committee

Conference Chair: Lars Elbæk, University of Southern Denmark

Programme Co-Chairs: Md. Saifuddin Khalid, Gunver Majgaard (PhD), University of Southern Denmark and Andrea Valente, Torino University, Italy

Keynote Speakers:

Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen, Serious Games Interactive
Social Gamification in Blended Learning Games

Helle Marie Skovsbjerg, Design School Kolding
Playful Play-Design: Balancing Danger and Safety in Children's Full Body Play

A Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of University of Southern Denmark, Denmark and the assistance provided by the Conference and Programme 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

12th European Conference on Games Based Learning

ECGBL 2018

Hosted by:  SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis, France

4-5 October 2018

ECGBL 2018 Winners

Best PhD Paper
Game Co‐Creation with Young Music Students: A Pedagogic Approach to Promote Creativity and Engagement
Astrid Patricia Marin Jimenez, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Best Poster
Learning and Identity Construction through Gamification in Visual Art Education: A Student Perspective
Matilda Ståhl, Åbo Akademi University, Vasa, Hannah Kaihovirta, University of Helsinki and Minna Rimpilä, Vasa övningsskola, Finland

6th International Educational Game Competition Winners
Overall Joint Winners 
and Winner of the Computer and VR Game Category
The Chantry
David Moore, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

and winner of the Non-Digital Games Category
Crabs & Turtles
Katerina Tsarava, Leibniz Institut fuer Wissensmedien

Winner of the App Based Category
MathemaTIC
Tanja Trobok, Vretta Inc., Canada

Winner of the Web Based Category
Treasure-HIT
Miky Ronan, Faculty of Instructional Technologies, Holon Institute of Technology

 

Executive Committee

Conference Chair: Dr Melanie Ciussi, SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis, France

Programme Co-Chairs:Dr Sophie Gay Anger, Sophia Antipolis, France and Dr Margarida Romero, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Sylvester Arnab, Coventry University, UK
The Magic Circle of Playful and Gameful Co-Creation

Dr Jacob Habgood, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Do Books Work? (and other questions we probably shouldn’t ask)

Dr Eric Sanchez, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Don’t Forget the Beans!

ECGBL 2018 Winners

2nd Games in Development Competition Winners
1st  Place
Project Honduras
Stephen Farleyand Jen Murphy, Trócaire, Ireland

2nd Place
Oir
Antonio Zimmerman, UNTREF, Argentina

3rd Place
Marketemy
Chak Hei So, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

 

 

11th European Conference on Games Based Learning

EGCBL 2017

Hosted by:  The FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Science, Graz, Austria
5-6 October 2017

ECGBL 2017 Winners

PhD Joint Winners
An Integrated Puzzle Game for Learning Programming Based on Students Syntactical Errors
Alexander  Soska and Jürgen Mottok, OTH Regensburg, Germany

The Knowledge Triangle Cards: Supporting University-Society collaborations
Laura Gottlieb, Mälardalen University, Sweden

Best Masters Paper
Increasing Student Motivation and Awareness of Career Opportunities Through Gamification
Adam McGuire, Daire O Broin, Ken Power, PJ White and Colin Deevy, Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland

Best Poster
The Worst Thing is When we do not use it: Developing an Approach to Study the Impact of iMo-Learn in Danish Schools
Christina Meisner Jørgensen and Lars Elbæk, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

5th International Educational Game Competition Winners at ECGBL 2017

Overall and Web Based Winners
Datak: A serious game about personal data
Julien Schekter & Bastien vonWyss, RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse), Switzerland

Winner Non-Digital and Apps
Karaafar: An Educational Card Game
Ali  Noferesty, Misaq Javid Ayandesazan, I.R.Iran

Winner Computer Based
Held
Heide Luksoch, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Special Mention
A Midsummer Night's Dream Replayed: Literature: Turning digital
Tanja Trobok, Crowded Room Studio, Serbia

Games in Development Competition

1st Place
M.E.C.S: mathematics educational card system
Chiu Lun Chan, Yu Xin Chen, Kin Ng Cheuk, Ho Fai Chong and Lam Ka Yin, Pak Kau College, Hong Kong, China

2nd Place
Conserve to Survive
Ian Dunwell, Coventry University, UK

3rd Place
History Explorer
Tomohiro Sasaki, Future University Hakodate, Japan

 

Executive Committee

Conference Chair: FH-Prof DI Dr. Maja Pivec,  FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Science, Graz, Austria

Programme Chair:Prof. Dr. Josef (Seppo) Gründler,  FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Science, Graz, Austria

Keynote Speakers:

Jörg Hofstätter, Ovos
Experiences of a Serious Games Developer

Carlo Perrotta, University of Leeds and Dr. Mata Haggis, Breda University of Applied Science
The serious business of leisure, and the leisure of serious business: the changing discourses of video games

ECGBL 2017 Winners

5th International Educational Game Competition Winners at ECGBL 2017

Overall and Web Based Winners
Datak: A serious game about personal data
Julien Schekter & Bastien vonWyss, RTS (Radio Télévision Suisse), Switzerland

Winner Non-Digital and Apps
Karaafar: An Educational Card Game
Ali  Noferesty, Misaq Javid Ayandesazan, I.R.Iran

Winner Computer Based
Held
Heide Luksoch, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Special Mention
A Midsummer Night's Dream Replayed: Literature: Turning digital
Tanja Trobok, Crowded Room Studio, Serbia

Games in Development Competition

1st Place
M.E.C.S: mathematics educational card system
Chiu Lun Chan, Yu Xin Chen, Kin Ng Cheuk, Ho Fai Chong and Lam Ka Yin, Pak Kau College, Hong Kong, China

2nd Place
Conserve to Survive
Ian Dunwell, Coventry University, UK

3rd Place
History Explorer
Tomohiro Sasaki, Future University Hakodate, Japan

 

ECGBL 2016, Paisley, Scotland

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

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

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

4th International Educational Game Competition Winners

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

Also winner of the installed on a computer category. For more details click here.

2nd Place
E-SHIP
Rajiv Vaid Basaiawmoit, Aarhus University, Denmark

Also winner of the non-digital games category. For more details click here.