Day 3 - Lectures, Demo sessions & Best Paper Award
Jean-Marc Labat, Université Pierre e Marie Curie- France, opened the last day with his keynote: Towards enhancing the usage of educational games by teachers: a meta-design perspective
During the day there were sessions on Games and Management, Games and Learning, Game Development and Assesment and Mobile Games. During the coffee break, there were once again poster viewings and during the lunch break there were demo sessions to enjoy.
At the end of the day there was an award ceremony for the Best Paper Award which was won by: A Game-Based Approach to Examining Students’ Conceptual Knowledge of Fractions (Manuel Ninaus, Kristian Kiili, Korbinian Moeller and Jake McMullen)
This was followed by the European Serious Games Award, featuring two categories:
1st place: UNLOCK PROJECT MANAGEMENT – Totem Learning
2nd place: Skizzz game– Interactive 4D
1st place: HELD – TU Delft Game lab
2nd place: Anthrocratos– Team Anthrocratos
The conference ended with a closing speech by Remco Veltkamp who brought the GALA conference to Utrecht University.
It was not yet decided where the conference will take place next year. For more information and the complete program visit the GALA website.