[games_access] gender & gaming (non GA related)

hinn at uiuc.edu hinn at uiuc.edu
Wed Feb 15 15:48:47 EST 2006


hi richard -- thanks for sending this. i was just thinking
about going back to austria for a visit actually and seeing
some more of the country after a trip i took a few years back
for another conference. so great location and great looking
conference!

just fyi -- i'm looking at a conference right before this in
holland and it'd be great to meet up with all of the GA dutch
contingent while i'm there! where in holland are you all located?

michelle

---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 13:31:18 +0100
>From: "AudioGames.net" <richard at audiogames.net>  
>Subject: [games_access] gender & gaming (non GA related)  
>To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List"
<games_access at igda.org>
>
>   Maybe interesting for you, Michelle, and to whom is
>   interested:
>
>   -------------------------------------------
>   First Call for Papers
>   -------------------------------------------
>   International Conference on Gender in Educational
>   Games and Gender Sensitive Approaches to E-Learning
>   July 6th - July 8th, 2006
>
>   Department for Interactive Media and Educational
>   Technology
>   Danube University Krems
>   Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Str. 30, 3500 Krems, Austria
>   -------------------------------------------
>   A pdf version of this call can be downloaded from
>   http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/imb
>
>   1) Scope of the Conference
>
>   The International Conference on Gender in
>   Educational Games and Gender Sensitive Approaches to
>   E-Learning brings together researchers in
>   E-Learning, Gender Studies and Computer Game Studies
>   in order to discuss new original research dealing
>   with gender aspects in education and gaming. Topics
>   of interest include, but are not limited to:
>
>   Gender aspects in educational games
>   - Gender gap in gaming - facts and figures
>   - Gender stereotypes in games
>   - Gaming behaviour
>   - Gender issues in game design and development
>   - Case studies, best practice examples
>
>   Gender aspects in e-learning
>   - Gender and e-learning - facts and figures
>   - Gender sensitive didactics
>   - Management issues
>   - Implementation issues
>   - Gender specific experiences with e-learning
>   - Case studies, best practice examples
>
>   2) Submission of Papers
>
>   Interested researchers or research teams are invited
>   to submit an extended abstract (approx. 1500 words,
>   pdf format preferred) electronically to the address
>   indicated below. All submissions will be reviewed by
>   an international program committee. Accepted
>   submission will be invited to provide a full paper
>   (5000 - 8000 words) for publication in the printed
>   conference proceedings.
>
>   Please email extended abstracts to:
>   imet at donau-uni.ac.at
>
>   3) Important Dates
>
>   April 20th, 2006: Extended abstracts due
>   May 4th, 2006: Notification of acceptance
>   June 30th, 2006: Full papers due (camera ready)
>
>   4) Conference Fees
>
>   The conference is supported through funds provided
>   by the European Commission under the Socrates
>   program. Participation at the conference and
>   selected social events is free of charge for all
>   authors.
>
>   5) About Danube University Krems
>
>   Danube University Krems, conveniently located in one
>   of Europe's most beautiful cultural landscapes close
>   to the Austrian capital of Vienna, has specialized
>   in postgraduate academic studies and offers
>   exclusive programs in the fields of Economics and
>   Management, Telecommunications, Information and
>   Media, European Integration, Environmental and
>   Medical Sciences, as well as of Cultural Studies.
>   Being a European model project as a public
>   postgraduate University, Danube University Krems
>   combines high quality in education, research and
>   consulting with excellence in customer orientation
>   and service. For detailed information please visit
>   the University website at
>   http://www.donau-uni.ac.at.
>
>   6) Conference Organisation and Additional
>   Information
>
>   Mag. Dr. Sabine Zauchner, MSc (conference chair):
>   sabine.zauchner at donau-uni.ac.at
>   DI Dr. Karin Siebenhandl:
>   karin.siebenhandl at donau-uni.ac.at
>   Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner, MBA:
>   michael.wagner at donau-uni.ac.at
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