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International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) Volume 4, Issue 1

Book Description

The International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) is devoted to the theoretical and empirical understanding of game-based learning. To achieve this aim, the journal publishes theoretical manuscripts, empirical studies, and literature reviews. The journal publishes this multidisciplinary research from fields that explore the cognitive and psychological aspects that underpin successful educational video games. The target audience of the journal is composed of professionals and researchers working in the fields of educational games development, e-learning, technology-enhanced education, multimedia, educational psychology, and information technology. IJGBL promotes an in-depth understanding of the multiple factors and challenges inherent to the design and integration of Game-Based Learning environments.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • A Game-Based Approach to Support Social Presence and Awareness in Distributed Project-Based Learning
  • Serious Gaming at School: Reflections on Students' Performance, Engagement and Motivation
  • A Framework for Structuring Learning Assessment in a Massively Multiplayer Online Educational Game: Experiment Centered Design
  • Studying the User Experience of a Tablet Based Math Game
  • The Importance of Future Kindergarten Teachers' Beliefs about the Usefulness of Games Based Learning