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Games and Learning Alliance

7th International Conference, GALA 2018, Palermo, Italy, December 5–7, 2018, Proceedings

  • Manuel Gentile
  • Mario Allegra
  • Heinrich Söbke
Conference proceedings GALA 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11385)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 11385)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Games for Skills Training

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Manuel Gentile, Giuseppe Città, Salvatore Perna, Alessandro Signa, Francesco Reale, Valentina Dal Grande et al.
      Pages 3-15
    3. Sobah Abbas Petersen, Manuel Oliveira, Kristin Hestetun, Anette Østbø Sørensen
      Pages 28-38
    4. Nouri Khalass, Georgia Zarnomitrou, Kazi Injamamul Haque, Salim Salmi, Simon Maulini, Tanja Linkermann et al.
      Pages 39-48
    5. Salvatore Di Dio, Enza Lissandrello, Domenico Schillaci, Brunella Caroleo, Andrea Vesco, Ingwio D’Hespeel
      Pages 60-70
    6. Harmen de Weerd, Nick Degens
      Pages 71-81
    7. David Alderliesten, Kotryna Valečkaitė, Nestor Z. Salamon, J. Timothy Balint, Rafael Bidarra
      Pages 82-89
    8. Katerina Tsarava, Korbinian Moeller, Manuel Ninaus
      Pages 90-100
    9. Samantha Clarke, Sylvester Arnab, Luca Morini, Lauren Heywood
      Pages 101-109
    10. Laura M. van der Lubbe, Charlotte Gerritsen, Daniel Formolo, Marco Otte, Tibor Bosse
      Pages 110-120
  3. Game Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Anne van der Linden, Wouter R. van Joolingen, Ralph F. G. Meulenbroeks
      Pages 123-133
    3. Donatella Persico, Marcello Passarelli, Francesca Dagnino, Flavio Manganello, Jeffrey Earp, Francesca Pozzi
      Pages 134-145
    4. Daniel Atorf, Ehm Kannegieser, Wolfgang Roller
      Pages 146-156
    5. Kristian Kiili, Antti Koskinen, Antero Lindstedt, Manuel Ninaus
      Pages 157-166
    6. Simon Greipl, Manuel Ninaus, Darlene Bauer, Kristian Kiili, Korbinian Moeller
      Pages 167-177
    7. Hossein Jamshidifarsani, Paul Tamayo-Serrano, Samir Garbaya, Theodore Lim, Pierre Blazevic
      Pages 178-190

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Games and Learning Alliance, GALA 2018, held in Palermo, Italy, in December 2018.
The 38 revised regular papers presented together with 9 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 68 submissions. The papers cover the following topics: games for skills training; game design; methods and tools; gamification and innovative game approaches.


serious games interactive games virtual worlds software application specific development environments artificial intelligence user testing instructional design game design technology-enhanced learning teaching virtual reality human-computer interaction user interfaces interactive computer graphics e-learning education learning experiences telecommunication networks software engineering curriculum

Editors and affiliations

  • Manuel Gentile
    • 1
  • Mario Allegra
    • 2
  • Heinrich Söbke
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Educational Technology - National Research Council of Italy (ITD-CNR)PalermoItaly
  2. 2.Institute for Educational Technology - National Research Council of Italy (ITD-CNR)PalermoItaly
  3. 3.Bauhaus-UniversitätWeimarGermany

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