Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI

Games for Training, Education, Health and Sports

4th International Conference on Serious Games, GameDays 2014, Darmstadt, Germany, April 1-5, 2014. Proceedings

Editors: Göbel, Stefan, Wiemeyer, Josef (Eds.)

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Serious Games for Training, Education, Health and Sports, Game Days 2014, held in Darmstadt, Germany, in April 2014. The 13 full papers presented together with 3 short papers, 2 keynotes, and 3 workshop papers were carefully reviewed and selected for inclusion in this book. The topics of the papers are settled in the fields of (game-based) training, teaching and learning, authoring tools, mobile gaming, health and rehabilitation, and citizen science. The papers address a broad scope of issues, including mechanisms and effects of (Serious) Games, adaptation and personalisation, local, mobile, and internet learning and education applications, game, reuse and evaluation, game settings, types of learners, problem solving etc.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • How Computer Games Can Improve Your Health and Fitness

    Malaka, Rainer

    Pages 1-7

  • Game-Based IT Solutions for Active and Healthy Aging

    Drobics, Mario (et al.)

    Pages 8-11

  • Cat King’s Metamorphosis

    Söbke, Heinrich (et al.)

    Pages 12-22

  • Narrative Serious Game Mechanics (NSGM) – Insights into the Narrative-Pedagogical Mechanism

    Lim, Theodore (et al.)

    Pages 23-34

  • Video Game Personalization via Social Media Participation

    Konert, Johannes (et al.)

    Pages 35-46

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-05972-3
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-05971-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Games for Training, Education, Health and Sports
Book Subtitle
4th International Conference on Serious Games, GameDays 2014, Darmstadt, Germany, April 1-5, 2014. Proceedings
Editors
  • Stefan Göbel
  • Josef Wiemeyer
Series Title
Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI
Series Volume
8395
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-05972-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-05972-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-05971-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 200
Number of Illustrations and Tables
70 b/w illustrations
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