New Paper: Interdisciplinary and International Game Projects for Creative Learning @ITICSE16

Published in: · Proceeding ITiCSE ’16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Pages 29-34 ACM New York, NY, USA ©2016 Abstract: In traditional computer science courses, students do not often get the chance to experience an entire project cycle, starting from the idea development stage and ending with […]

Talk@RESPAWN 2016 – The Art of Games User Research – To Know Your Player You Must Become Your Player

http://sched.co/7cbq Find me on Aug 16, 14:30 – 15:30 at the RESPAWN 2016 giving a talk on Games User Research. Abstract: There are many cases where a brilliant game design concept fails just because of a disappointing player experience. This can be in a very early stage, when players already fail understanding the game idea or […]

Talk@RESPAWN 2016 – The Art of Games User Research – To Know Your Player You Must Become Your Player

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http://sched.co/7cbq Find me on Aug 16, 14:30 – 15:30 at the RESPAWN 2016 giving a talk on Games User Research. Abstract: There are many cases where a brilliant game design concept fails just because of a disappointing player experience. This can be in a very early stage, when players already fail understanding the game idea or […]

CFP: ICGJ- International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events

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The International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events is a peer reviewed academic conference occurring annually. The conference proceedings are published though the Association of Computing Machinery’s digital library (ACM digital Library). DETAILS: http://icgj17.gameconf.org/ Calls for Participation   Long and Short Papers We invite contributions on all aspects of game creation events using […]

CFP: MATEL Workshop @ ECTEL 2016

  MATEL Workshop 2016 @ ECTEL Conference Details: http://matel.professional-learning.eu/index.php/MATEL_2016  Dates Submission deadline June 30, 2016 Workshop date September 13, 2016 (full day) – co-located with ECTEL 2016, Lyon, France Organizers Ingo Dahn, University of Koblenz-Landau Christine Kunzmann, Pontydysgu Johanna Pirker, Graz University of Technology Andreas P. Schmidt, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences Carmen Wolf, Karlsruhe Institute […]

gamedevcamp @ barcamp Graz 2016

https://pad.okfn.org/p/bcg16-gamedev  Session 1.0 —————- Game Development Graz 101  Session owner Johanna & Stefan  Results Game Development Graz Intro: http://gamedevgraz.at/en/ http://www.indiegamesgraz.at/  https://www.facebook.com/gamedevgraz/  Some local companies (attending the talk) http://rarebyte.com/  http://gtech.com/spielo-gaming  http://www.bongfish.com/?page_id=474  https://appers.co/  Session 1.5 —————- Highscores in Games and Social Networks  Session owner Lukas  Results – idea for app for enabling highscore features for games   based […]

Working Group @ ACM ITICSE 2016: Game Jam Junior Working Group Education

Working Group 7: Game Jam Junior Working Group Education Details: http://ucsp.edu.pe/iticse2016/working-groups/ Working Group Leaders: Allan Fowler – Kennesaw State University, USA –  afowle56@kennesaw.edu Johanna Pirker – Graz University of Technology, Austria Bruno Campagnolo de Paula – Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil ABSTRACT Game Jam Junior is designed to introduce young learners to computer science concepts in […]

CFP: Special Track @ILRN2016 – Immersive and Engaging Educational Experiences

ST6: Immersive and Engaging Educational Experiences Deadline for Submissions EXTENDED: March 24th, 2016 Overview Immersive and engaging experiences are powerful teaching tools and allow innovative forms of learning. More and more virtual reality platforms, virtual world environments and game-based experiences are designed for the classroom. This can be a traditional classroom, or also a virtual and remote […]

CFP: Immersive Learning Research Network Conference iLRN 2016

Call for Papers Immersive Learning Research Network Conference iLRN 2016 June 27th – July 1st, 2016 Santa Barbara, California, USA http://immersivelrn.org/ilrn2016 Join immersive learning experts and practitioners from across the disciplines in sunny California for iLRN 2016! The 2nd Annual International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network will be an innovative hands- on and […]

CFP: ICGJ 2016, SAN FRANCISCO, 13 MARCH 2016.

First-ever International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events (ICGJ 2016) Following up from our very successful series of workshops in the past few years, we are pleased to announce the first-ever International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events (ICGJ 2016). This will be a one-day conference held on March […]