lunes, 27 de agosto de 2012

6th European #EDGBL12: Conference on Games Based Learning. October 2012 Ireland


Hoy traemos a este espacio , ya que el otro día hablamos de la conferencia de 2011 que tuvo como fruto un volumen especial de la revista EJEL ..., concretamente el jueves, 23 de agosto de 2012 Game Based Learning : #EJEL Volume 10 Issue 2, Special #ECGBL Jul 2012
el anuncio de la sexta conferencia que se celebrará   6th European Conference on Games Based Learning
The River Lee Hotel, Cork, Ireland
4-5 October 2012


ECGBL Conference Director:
Professor Thomas Connolly, University of the West of Scotland, UK
2012 Conference Chair:
Dr. Patrick Felicia, Waterford Institute of Technology
2012 Programme Co-Chairs:
Professor Grace Neville and Dr. Sabin Tabirca, University College Cork, Ireland
Keynote Speaker:
Dr Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen, Serious Games Interactive.
"The potential of tablets to game-based learning."
Stephen Hagarty, Big Fish Games, Cork, Ireland

Welcome to the 6th European conference on Game-Based Learning (ECGBL 2012), a conference held in Cork city, and organized by University College Cork and Waterford Institute of Technology. The conference is sponsored by Fáilte Ireland and IGI-Global.

Throughout the years, ECGBL has been a great opportunity to foster the exchange of new ideas among researchers and practitioners, and to contribute to a better appreciation and a wider adoption of Game-Based Learning (GBL) in Europe. It is therefore a great pleasure to host ECGBL 2012 in Cork, to provide a European forum for discussions on the theme of GBL, to support researchers, teachers and students, and contribute to more engaging and effective teaching and learning practices.

At ECGBL 2012, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about GBL by attending keynotes, presentations, workshops, and showcases, all delivered by experts in the field. In addition to the conference programme, participants will be able to enjoy Cork, a city rich in tradition, history and culture, with many historical and cultural attractions. We would like to thank the members of the organising committee for their invaluable input and the sponsors for their support, and we look forward to seeing you in Cork for an exciting ECGBL 2012.

Best Wishes,

Dr. Patrick Felicia, conference chair, Professor Grace Neville and Dr. Sabin Tabirca, programme co-chairs.


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Important dates



Abstract  submission deadline:
16 March 2012
Now closed
Notification of abstract acceptance:
23 March 2012
Completed
Full paper due for review:
4 May 2012
Completed
Notification of paper acceptance (with any changes):
13 July 2012
Completed
Earlybird registration closes:
27 July 2012
Now closed
Final paper due (with any changes):
10 August 2012
Completed
Final author payment date:
31 August 2012



Registration news
Earlybird registrations are available until 27 July 2012. Please read the earlybird condition on the registration page.
Special reduced rates are available for students and supervisors attending together.
Special reduced rates are offered for group bookings. See the registration page for details.

Blogs
This blogroll links to blogs on games based learning.

Publication opportunity
Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. Selected papers will also be considered for publication in a special issue of the Electronic Journal of e-Learning and to the International Journal of Game-Based Learning. The latest issue of the Electronic Journal of e-Learning is available to read online.

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