Education

Relationship between video game genres and soft skills

    Authors: Andrés F. Santos, Sergio Alloza & Flavio Escribano Spanish Version: Download here (bajar aquí) Intro In our efforts to go deeper into the topic about the relationship between the use of commercial video games and the development of Soft Skills (those qualities so desirable for workers as cognitive flexibility, communication or stress management, among […]

Improving Complex Problem Solving with (supercute) Botanicula game and xBadges

Author: Flavio Escribano >> @ludictador Reviewed by: Sergio Alloza Castillo >> @PsycGamer Spanish Version: Download here (bajar aquí) This article speaks about the extended development of our methodology to identify and to train Soft Skills through commercial video games. This detailed methodology comes from bibliography analysis about the difficulties not only to measure but also to definy […]

Research & Innovation Experience in BadgeCulture

Spanish version here In 2013, Gecon.es was contracted by Compartia to participate in Badgeculture innovation project, an initiative in which Marinva also has participated, supported by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of the Spanish Government through the Acción Estratégica Economía y Sociedad Digital (AEESD) funding programme. It’s important to highlight that the objective […]

An example of an event’s gamification with Line@ app

Author Flavio Escribano > @ludictador Spanish Version here Download the Full Report here Introduction On April 23th, we participated on the INNGames 2015 videogames festival to test a very innovative system called LINE@ in order to research gamification experiences with this app. The challenge consisted of gamifying one event’s workshop attended by very active groups […]

Will Open Badges help to map the human knowledge?

    Author: Flavio Escribano >> @ludictador Spanish Version / Versión en Castellano Download *This concept was presented on the Open Badges Community Project Call, October 8, 2014. Slides available here.  Atomization and Fragmentation is one of the most common problems in Badge usage. On one hand because it causes a sort of epidemic by saturation/excess, on the other […]

Reseña Barcelona Citizen Science Day

Autores: Jordi Moretón y Flavio Escribano [Google+] Como esto de innovar no trata solamente de hincar los codos, leer papers y redactar documentos uno tras otro y requiere un poco de inspiración “presencial”, el pasado día 11 acudimos a las charlas que varios investigadores dieron en el Barcelona Citizen Science Day. Mark Nieuwenhujisen, del Centro de Epidemiología […]