CfP: 3rd Irish Symposium on Game-Based Learning (iGBL2013),Dublin Institute of Technology, 6-7 June

The third Irish Symposium on Game-Based Learning (iGBL2013; http://igbl2013.wordpress.com) will be hosted at the Dublin Institute of Technology between the 6th and 7th June 2013.The purpose of this symposium is to:

. report on the use of GBL in primary, secondary and third-level education
. provide evidence of the effectiveness of GBL to motivate and learn
. identify how GBL can be included and facilitated in instructional settings

This symposium will bring together teachers, lecturers, students and researchers, and provide insights from different perspectives such as education, sociology, educational psychology, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), artificial intelligence, game design, game development and instructional design. It will also be a great opportunity to network and share ideas with other researchers and practitioners.

Further info after the jump

Important Dates
8th March: Abstract submission deadline
8th April: Notification of abstract acceptance
19th April: Earlybird registration deadline
3rd May: Registration deadline
31st May: Final submission of presentations

Submission types
This year the programme will include presentations, workshops and pecha
kucha sessions as well as interactive poster presentations. All submission
types require that you submit a 300-500 word abstract to be received by 8
March 2013. For further details see the conference website at

We are seeking contributions on a wide range of topics including, but not
limited to:
. Pedagogical/learning theories for game based learning . Evaluation of game
based learning . Assessment in game based learning . Integrating game based
learning with the curriculum . Use of narrative/role-playing in game-based
learning . Designing games for learning . Gamification . Serious games .
Technologies, tools and platforms for developing games for learning .
Technologies for mobile and multi-user games for learning . Location-based
technology for game-based learning . Social and collaborative aspects of
game-based learning . Organisational issues when implementing games within
educational settings . Gender/age/cultural issues

Submission Procedure
All submission types require that you submit a 300-500 word abstract to be
received by 8 March 2013. Submissions must be made online form at
http://bit.ly/W4XnIH. Submissions must include the proposed title for the
submission, the full names and affiliations of all authors, and the contact
details of at least one author. In the case of multiple authors, please
specify who will be the presenting author at the symposium. The abstract
should clearly explain how the submission will meet the objectives of the
symposium. Authors will be notified of the status of their proposal by 8
April 2013.

Inquiries can be forwarded to igbl2013@gmail.com and you can follow us on
twitter @igbl2013.

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