Environment and Social Psychology

A New Educational Model Based on Games

Submission deadline: 2024-06-30
Special Issue Editors

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce a special issue of the Journal Environment and Social Psychology dedicated to exploring the emerging field of "A New Educational Model Based on Games." This issue aims to bring together researchers, educators, and practitioners to share their insights, experiences, and research findings on the innovative use of games in education.

Games have long been recognized as powerful engagement, motivation, and learning tools. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in harnessing the potential of games to create new educational models. This special issue seeks to examine the design, implementation, and impact of these innovative educational models that leverage games as a central component.

We invite submissions of original research papers and critical reviews that contribute to the understanding and practical application of a new educational model based on games. Potential topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

-        Theoretical frameworks for integrating games into educational models

-        Game-based learning environments and their design principles

-        Gamification techniques and their impact on learning outcomes

-        Strategies for effective integration of games into curriculum

-        Assessment and evaluation of game-based educational models

-        The role of game-based learning in promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills

-        Game-based interventions for diverse learner populations

-        The impact of game-based learning on student motivation and engagement

-        Professional development and training for educators in game-based pedagogies

We encourage researchers, practitioners, and educators from various disciplines to submit their work and contribute to the advancement of the field of game-based education. This special issue offers an opportunity to foster interdisciplinary collaborations and exchange ideas that will shape the future of games-based educational models. We look forward to receiving your contributions and engaging in stimulating discussions on this exciting topic.

Dr. Ana Manzano-León and Dr. José Miguel Rodríguez Ferrer,

Guest Editors


Game-based learning; Game design; Immersive learning; Game-based learning environments; Serious games; Innovate education

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