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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… […]