Track 11. Gamification and Games for Learning (GAMILEARN)


This track is open to contributions from researchers, practitioners and industry in the application of gamification or games in learning environments.

Gameful and playful experiences have been positively shown as a technique to motivate students and enhance their learning process. This topic has gained great interest in both academia and industry, as reflected by the amount of academic publications in the recent years, especially those showing case studies, hands-on experiences, or startups specialized in gamification and games for educational purposes.

This track on Gamification and Games for Learning (GamiLearn’20) aims to cover all aspects of gameful and playful approaches for learning, including user studies, design frameworks, techniques and strategies, methodologies, tools and applications, ecosystems, analysis and assessment, personalization approaches, systems integrations, data management, architectures, innovations to market, as well as any work in progress. Our main goal is to bring together stakeholders for exchanging ideas and experiences and encouraging networking between academia and industry.



We welcome submissions from all topics diverse aspects of gameful and playful approaches for learning, including but not limited to the following:

  • User studies
  • Design frameworks
  • Techniques and strategies
  • Methodologies
  • Tools and applications
  • Technological ecosystems
  • Processes of analysis
  • Processes of assessments
  • Personalization approaches
  • Systems integrations
  • Data management
  • Interaction

Special Issue

A selection of the papers of this track will be invited to participate in the special issue “Pervasive Mobile-Based Games, AR/VR and Sensors” of Sensors.

Track Scientific Committee

Carina Soledad González-González (University of La Laguna, Spain) – Chair
Joan Arnedo Moreno (Open University of Catalonia, Spain) – Chair
Silvana Aciar (Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina)
Francisco Álvarez (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Lynn Alves (Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil)
Christine Appel (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Daniel Aranda (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Sylvester Arnab (University of Coventry, UK)
Karina Arrambide (University of Waterloo, Canada)
David Bañeres (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Jaume Batlle (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
Margarethe Berkling Kay (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe, Germany)
Oriol Borrás (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain)
Javier Bravo (Universidad de Distancia de Madrid, Spain)
Pierre Bourdain (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Santi Caballé (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Laura Calvet (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Sandra Cano (Universidad San Buenaventura de Cali, Colombia)
Robert Clarisó (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Miguel Ángel Conde (Universidad de León, Spain)
Juan Cruz-Benito (IBM Research, USA)
Jesica De Armas (Universitat Pomepu Fabra, Spain)
María Esther Del Moral (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
Rebeca Díaz-Redondo (University of Vigo, Spain)
Flavio Escribano (GECON, Fundación Iberoamericana del Conocimiento, Spain)
Graciela Esnaola (Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero, Argentina)
María Rosa Fernández (Universidad de Extremadura, Spain)
Baltasar Fernández_Manjón (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Francisco Gallego (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)
Francisco José García-Peñalvo (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
Rosa Gil (Universitat de Lleida, Spain)
Vasilis Gkogkidis (University of Sussex, UK)
Claudia Gomes (Universidade Aberta Lisbon, Portugal)
Daniel Gonçalves (Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)
Rubén González (Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, Spain)
Francisco Gutiérrez (Universidad de Granada, Spain)
Christopher Harris (University of Northern Colorado, US)
Eduardo Herranz (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
Caitlin Holman (University of Michigan, US)
Bahar Kutun (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany)
Emiliano Labrador (La Salle, Spain)
Elise Lavoue (Université Jean Moulin, France)
Beatriz Legeren (University of Vigo, Spain)
Faraón Llorens (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)
Nuria Medina (Universidad de Granada, Spain)
ElisaMekler, (Universität Basel, Switzerland)
Joan Melià (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Enric Mor (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Jaime Muñoz-Arteaga (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Isabel Neves (Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil)
Nicola Orio (University of Padova, Italy)
Patricia Paderewski (Universidad de Granada, Spain)
Victor Penichet (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
Anna Puig (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
Francisco Revuelta (Universidad de Extremadura, Spain)
Daniel Riera (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)
Inma Rodríguez (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
Katja Rogers (Ulm University, Germany)
Concepción Ros (Universidad Católica de Valencia, Spain)
Veronica Rossano (University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy)
Kazuya Shida (University of Southern California, US)
Jorge Simoes (Instituto Superior Politécnico Gaya, Portugal)
Matthias Then (FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany)
Gustavo Tondello (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Pablo Vicente Torres (Universidad Técnica Particular de la Loja, Ecuador)
Alicia Triviño (Universidad de Málaga, Spain)
Agustín Trujillo (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain)
Carlos Vaz de Carvalho (Instituto Politecnico do Porto, Portugal)
Ana Vega (Universidad de La Laguna, Spain)
Lourdes Villalustre (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
Ana Patricia Villareal (Universidad del Cauca, Colombia)
Eva Villegas (La Salle, Spain)
María Dolores Vivas (Universidad Europea, Spain)
Benjamin Wallenborn (FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany)
Rina Wehbe (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Panagiotis Zaharias (University of Economics and Business, Greece)
Panagiotis Zaphiris (University of Technology, Cyprus)