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CfP: 9th European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL)

March 22, 2015

The 9th European Conference on Games Based Learning – (ECGBL), hosted by Nord-Trondelag University College, Steinkjer, Norway on 8-9 October 2015 has extended their call for papers until the 6th of April. he conference committee welcomes contributions on a wide range of topics using a range of scholarly approaches including theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative, quantitative and critical methods. Action research, case studies and work-in-progress/posters are welcomed approaches… […]

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Immersion: The Reenactment of Myth

March 17, 2015

By Carlos Sanchez-Lozano

During ILRN’s first meeting, we were able to see a variety of immersive environments. We saw different types of very interesting applications: a 3D space to deal with fire safety, a 2D application to teach people the habit of writing, an environment to develop health skills, among others. I would say that what makes them all immersive despite their contrasting characteristics is their ability to produce deep involvement with a specific objective in mind. In my opinion, the effectiveness of these environments lies in… […]

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Serious Play Awards Competition

March 17, 2015

Entries for the 2015 International Serious Play Awards are due May 1, 2015. This recognition program, sponsored by the Serious Games Association, honors outstanding examples of games that spur high quality engagement with their audience to […]

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Info Quest opens with seminar on Virtual Worlds and Immersive Learning

March 17, 2015

Info Quest, a web-based library and location for librarians, museum staff, educators, library users, students, and anyone interested; invites you to a Virtual Worlds/Immersive Learning Seminar which will feature the opening of Info Quest. The grand opening program is Monday, March 30 from 5-7 pm pacific/7-9 pm central/8-10 pm eastern in Info Quest at… […]

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CfP: Futures of Real and Virtual Worlds. A Special exploratory Issue

March 17, 2015

The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (http://www.jvwresearch.org/), is celebrating its 8th year anniversary in 2015. As part of the celebrations, they have opened a call for papers for their next special issue on the Future of Real and Virtual Worlds, exploring and defining the future. This year, they will also present the book “3D3C Platforms: Applications and Tools for Three Dimensional Platforms for Community, Creation and Commerce” published by Springer, as a summary of this field’s state of the art… […]