T04: Emerging Technologies Support for Game-based and Joyful Learning

 

Topics

Emerging Technologies offer many opportunities to educational actors to consider the preferences and needs of all students offering multiples means of action, expression and students engagements. Game-based learning and Joyful Learning strategies are becoming increasingly relevant to benefice learning experience of students in formal or informal educational settings. Recent studies give evidence of their impact to improve students learning gains, increase level of motivation, and stimulate peers collaboration, among other important issues. As well barriers have been detected in the adoption of Emerging Technologies support for Game-based and Joyful Learning, for instance, the potential of this technologies to decrease level of attention of students, or the appearance of wrong social attitudes in gamers due to the technology use or abuse.

Emerging Technologies Support for Game-based and Joyful Learning aims to form a forum for presentation and discussion of new trends for overcoming the barriers and exploiting the full potential of Emerging Technologies Support for Game-based and Joyful Learning.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Game-based and joyful learning technologies development
  • Augmented game-based learning technologies development
  • Game-based and joyful learning for inclusion
  • Game-based and joyful learning and robotics in education
  • Pedagogical issues in the adoption of emerging technologies support for game-based and joyful learning
  • Teachers training in the adoption of emerging technologies support for game-based and joyful learning
  • Case studies of in the adoption of emerging technologies support for game-based and joyful learning
  • Ethical use of game-based and joyful learning technologies
Track Co-Chairs
  • Silvia Margarita Baldiris Navarro, Universidad Internacional De La Rioja, Spain
  • Zhi-Hong Chen, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
Program Committee
  • Silvia Margarita Baldiris Navarro, Universidad Internacional de la Rioja
  • Zhi-Hong Chen, National Taiwan Normal University
  • Rainer Rubira, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
  • Hendris Fabian Tobar, Universidad del Cauca
  • Jorge Luis Bacca Acosta, FundaciĆ³n Universitaria Konrad Lorenz
  • Ming-Puu Chen, National Taiwan Normal University
  • Maiga Chang, Athabasca University
  • Ben Chang, National Central University
  • Hercy Cheng, Central China Normal University
  • Calvin Liao, National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Yi-Hsuan Wang, Tamkang University
  • Chih-Ming Chu, National Ilan University