Track 8. 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 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

Joan Arnedo Moreno (Open University of Catalonia, Spain) – Chair
Carina Soledad González-González (University of La Laguna, Spain) – Chair
Francisco Álvarez (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes Mexico)
Lynn Alves (Universidade Federal da Bahia , Brazil)
Daniel Aranda (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain)
Karina Arrambide (University of Waterloo Canada)
Kay Margarethe Berkling (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe Germany)
Oriol Borrás (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Spain)
Pierre Bourdin (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain)
Javier Bravo (Universidad de Distancia de Madrid 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)
María Esther Del Moral (Universidad de Oviedo Spain)
Flavio Escribano (GECON, Fundación Iberoamericana del Conocimiento Spain)
Maria Rosa Fernández (Universidad de Extremadura Spain)
Baltasar Fernández-Manjón (Universidad Complutense de Madrid Spain)
Francisco Gallego (Universidad de Alicante Spain)
Oscar Garcia-Pañella (ENTI-UB / Cookie Box / IEBS, Spain)
Francisco Jose García Peñalvo (Universidad de Salamanca Spain)
Rosa Gil (Universitat de Lleida Spain)
Claudia Gomes (Universidade Aberta Lisbon Portugal)
Daniel Gonçalves (INESC-ID, Portugal)
Francisco Gutiérrez (Universidad de Granada Spain)
Thorsten Händler (Vienna University of Economics and Business Austria)
Eduardo Herranz (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Spain)
Bahar Kutun (Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt Germany)
Elise Lavoue (Université Jean Moulin France)
Beatriz Legeren (University of Vigo Spain)
Faraon Llorens (Universidad de Alicante Spain)
Nuria Medina (Universidad de Granada Spain)
Enric Mor (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Spain)
Patricia Paderewski (Universidad de Granada 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)
Veronica Rossano (University of Bari Aldo Moro Italy)
Jorge Simoes (Instituto Superior Politécnico Gaya Portugal)
Pablo Vicente (Torres Unisersidad Técnica Particular de la Loja Ecuador)
Alicia Triviño (Universidad de Málaga Spain)
Carlos Vaz de Carvalho (Instituto Politecnico do Porto Portugal)
Lourdes Villalustre (Universidad de Oviedo Spain)
Rina Wehbe (University of Waterloo Canada)