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International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL)

This journal will be converting from Hybrid Open Access to full Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023. All article manuscripts (in process and newly submitted) will be processed through as open access submissions in preparation for the 2023 conversion.
Editor-in-Chief: Patrick Felicia (Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland)
Indexed In: INSPEC, PsycINFO®, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 17 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2011
ISSN: 2155-6849|EISSN: 2155-6857|DOI: 10.4018/IJGBL
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 24 - 28 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 6 - 10 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: Approx. 22 - 32%
Latest Published Articles
Published: Jan 1, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJGBL.287825
Volume 12
Studies have shown Tabletop Role Playing Games (TRPGs) to be effective motivational learning tools that can be utilized in various subject matters. However, limited research has analyzed the... Show More
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Bawa, Arpit. "The Quest for Motivation: Tabletop Role Playing Games in the Educational Arena." vol.12, no.1 2022: pp.1-12. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287825

APA

Bawa, A. (2022). The Quest for Motivation: Tabletop Role Playing Games in the Educational Arena. , 12(1), 1-12. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287825

Chicago

Bawa, Arpit. "The Quest for Motivation: Tabletop Role Playing Games in the Educational Arena," 12, no.1: 1-12. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287825

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Published: Jan 1, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJGBL.287826
Volume 12
Recently, digital games are used as a form of new media with massive potential for learning the English Language. To understand the typology of user experiences with digital games, the... Show More
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Teh, Ee Wen,et al. "Tertiary Student Experiences With Digital Language Games for Enhancing the English Language." vol.12, no.1 2022: pp.1-18. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287826

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Teh, E. W., Krishnapillai, G., & Chan, L. M. (2022). Tertiary Student Experiences With Digital Language Games for Enhancing the English Language. , 12(1), 1-18. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287826

Chicago

Teh, Ee Wen and Gengeswari Krishnapillai, and Ling Meng Chan. "Tertiary Student Experiences With Digital Language Games for Enhancing the English Language," 12, no.1: 1-18. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287826

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Published: Jan 1, 2022
DOI: 10.4018/IJGBL.287827
Volume 12
This paper describes a growth mind-set intervention with Junior Cycle Coding students in a disadvantaged school in Ireland. This intervention builds on the work of O’Rourke et al. (2016) and applies... Show More
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Gorman, Garry,et al. "Gamification of Computer Programming Tasks to Promote the Growth Mind-Set in a Disadvantaged School." vol.12, no.1 2022: pp.1-24. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287827

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Gorman, G., McKelvey, N., & Dowling, T. C. (2022). Gamification of Computer Programming Tasks to Promote the Growth Mind-Set in a Disadvantaged School. , 12(1), 1-24. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287827

Chicago

Gorman, Garry and Nigel McKelvey, and Thomas C. Dowling. "Gamification of Computer Programming Tasks to Promote the Growth Mind-Set in a Disadvantaged School," 12, no.1: 1-24. http://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.287827

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Description, Mission, Scope & Coverage
Description:
The International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) is devoted to the theoretical and empirical understanding of game-based learning. To achieve this aim, the journal publishes theoretical manuscripts, empirical studies, and literature reviews. The journal publishes this multidisciplinary... Show More
Mission & Scope:
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... Show More
Coverage:
  • 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
  • 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
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Patrick Felicia, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
Associate Editors
Aaron Hung, Adelphi University, United States
Christos Gatzidis, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Jan Klabbers, KMPC, Netherlands
Maja Pivec, University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Sara de Freitas, Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom
Sonja Gabriel, Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Wien/Krems, Austria ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0379-952X
Thomas Connolly, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4276-7301
Wee Hoe Tan, UCSI University, Malaysia ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7582-2859
Wolfgang Bösche, Institute of Psychology at the University of Education Karlsruhe, Germany
Editorial Review Board
Alexander Moseley, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Allan Fowler, Turner Sports, United States
Andreea Molnar, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Angeliki Antoniou, University of Peloponnese, Greece
Bruce Maxim, University of Michigan, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0979-7787
César García García, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
Clark Aldrich, Independent Simulation Consultant Ltd., United States
Crystle Martin, University of California, Irvine, United States
Elaine Raybourn, Sandia National Laboratories, United States
Eleni Rossiou, University of Macedonia, Greece
Hannah Marston, Open University, United Kingdom
Ian Schreiber, Independent Researcher, United States
Jantina Huizenga, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Netherlands
Javier Elizondo, K20 Center at the University of Oklahoma, United States
Jeneen Naji, Maynooth University, Ireland ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7479-0143
Katie Piatt, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Matthew Farber, University of Northern Colorado, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2819-6263
Melinda Jacobs, Subatomic, Germany ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5274-519X
Michael Kickmeier-Rust, St. Gallen University of Teacher Education, Austria
Nafisa Awwal, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Nor Azan Mat Zin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7274-7248
Osvaldo Jimenez, University of the Pacific, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2281-5676
Paul Hollins, The University of Bolton, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1739-9882
Stefan Goebel, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Therese Charles, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Viktor Wendel, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
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All inquiries regarding IJGBL should be directed to the attention of:

Patrick Felicia
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Game-Based Learning
Email: pfelicia@wit.ie

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