Track 1. 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’23) 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

Track Scientific Committee

Anna Puig, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Beatriz Legeren, University of Vigo, Spain
Carlos Vaz de Carvalho, Instituto Politecnico do Porto, Portugal
Claudia Gomes, Universidade Aberta Lisbon, Portugal
Daniel Gonçalves, INESC-ID, Portugal
Daniel Riera, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Enric Mor, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Faraon Llorens, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Francisco Álvarez, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico
Francisco Gallego, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Francisco Gutiérrez, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Francisco Jose García Peñalvo, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
Francisco Revuelta, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
Inma Rodríguez, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Jorge Simões, Instituto Superior Politécnico Gaya, Portugal
Karina Arrambide, University of Waterloo, Canada
Laura Calvet, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Lourdes Villalustre, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Lynn Alves, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
María Esther Del Moral, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Maria Rosa Fernández, Universidad de Extremadura, Spain
Nuria Medina, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Oriol Borrás, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Pablo Vicente Torres, Unisersidad Técnica Particular de la Loja, Ecuador
Patricia Paderewski, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Robert Clarisó, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
Rosa Gil, Universitat de Lleida, Spain
Thorsten Händler Ferdinand Porsche, FERNFH – Distance-Learning University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Veronica Rossano, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy


Joan Arnedo Moreno
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Spain

Carina Soledad González-González
University of La Laguna, Spain