CfP: Mini Track on User Profiling for the Design of Adaptive Educational Video Games (at ECGBL 2010)

4th European Conference on Games-Based Learning
Department of Curriculum Research, The Danish School of
Education, University of Aarhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
21-22 October 2010

Track Chair: Dr Patrick Felicia, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

The aim of this track is to present the latest research relevant to the design and deployment of adaptive educational video games. It will seek to include both theoretical frameworks and empirical evidence. The track will be multidisciplinary and welcome participants with an expertise in HCI, Adaptive Educational Systems, Game Design, Educational Psychology, or Instructional Design.

Topics include, but are not limited to:
– Accounting for Personalities and learning styles in Game Based Learning.
– Using Intelligent Tutoring systems to monitor and improve players’ cognitive skills in Video Games.
– Accounting for users¹ disabilities and adapting the game features accordingly (e.g. user interface or feedback).
– Using non-invasive techniques to profile users (e.g. using players’ input, navigation patterns, etc.).
– Adapting the Game-Play to players’ preference and increase their motivation and enjoyment accordingly.
– Assessing and accounting for players’ emotions to improve motivation and learning outcomes.

Important dates:
– Abstract submission deadline: 1 April 2010
– Notification of abstract acceptance: 8 April 2010
– Full paper due for review: 20 May 2010
– Notification of paper acceptance (with any changes): 29 July 2010
– Early Bird registration closes: 12 August 2010
– Final paper due (with any changes): 26 August 2010
– Final author registration 16 September 2010

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