CFP: International Journal of Game-Based Learning

International Journal Of Game-Based Learning (Call for Papers)

Authors are invited to submit manuscripts to be considered for inclusion in the first issue of the fourth volume of the International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) (  to be published in April 2014. Papers should be submitted on or before 15th October 2013 to

The mission of the International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) is to promote knowledge pertinent to the design of Game-Based Learning environments, and to provide relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the field of Game-Based Learning. The main goals of IJGBL are to identify, explain, and improve the interaction between learning outcomes and motivation in video games, and to promote best practices for the integration of video games in instructional settings. The journal is multidisciplinary and addresses cognitive, psychological and emotional aspects of Game-Based Learning. It discusses innovative and cost-effective Game-Based Learning solutions. It also provides students, researchers, instructors, and policymakers with valuable information in Game-Based Learning, and increases their understanding of the process of designing, developing and deploying successful educational games.IJGBL also identifies future directions in this new educational medium.

Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:

– Adaptive games design for Game-Based Learning
– Design of educational games for people with disabilities
– Educational video games and learning management systems
– Game design models and design patterns for Game-Based Learning
– Instructional design for Game-Based Learning
– Integration and deployment of video games in the classroom
– Intelligent tutoring systems and Game-Based Learning
– Learning by designing and developing video games
– Games for change
– Games for health
– Learning styles, behaviors and personalities in educational video games
– Mobile development and augmented reality for Game-Based Learning
– Motivation, audio and emotions in educational video games
– Role of instructors
– Virtual worlds and Game-Based Learning
– Gamification

Research papers submitted for this journal must be original submissions and should be between 5,500 to 8,000 words in length. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions ( prior to submission. All submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically to no later than 15th October 2013.

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