Search for dissertations about: "serious gaming"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words serious gaming.

  1. 1. Coaching by Gaming : An Instructor Perspective of Game-based Vocational Training

    Author : Anna-Sofia Alklind Taylor; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Coaching cycle; debriefing; game-based training; instructor roles; player roles; puckstering; serious games; serious gaming; system support; Teknik; Technology; Computer and Systems Science; Datalogi;

    Abstract : Military organisations have a long history of using games for training. Over the years, they have developed training practices involving role-play, simulations, puckstering and gaming. Most researchers in serious games, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Facilitation matters : A framework for instructor-led serious gaming

    Author : Anna-Sofia Alklind Taylor; Per Backlund; Jana Rambusch; Jonas Linderoth; Högskolan i Skövde; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Serious games; serious gaming; game-based training; seriösa spel; spelbaserad träning; Technology; Teknik; Interaction Lab ILAB ; Interaction Lab ILAB ;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the use of serious games from an instructor perspective. More specifically, it aims to study the roles of instructors and how they can be facilitated within an instructor-led game-based training environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards Heart Rate Variability Tools in P-Health : Pervasive, Preventive, Predictive and Personalized

    Author : Farhad Abtahi; Kaj Lindecrantz; Birgitta Janerot Sjöberg; Fernando Seoane; Annette Bruchfeld; Metin Akay; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Heart Rate Variability; Cholinergic Anti-inflammatory Pathway; Autonomic Nervous System; Vagal activity; Biofeedback; Gamification; Serious Gaming; Inflammatory Markers; Raspberry PI; Medical Technology; Medicinsk teknologi;

    Abstract : Heart rate variability (HRV) has received much attention lately. It has been shown that HRV can be used to monitor the autonomic nervous system and to detect autonomic dysfunction, especially vagal dysfunction. Reduced HRV is associated with several diseases and has also been suggested as a predictor of poor outcomes and sudden cardiac death. READ MORE

  4. 4. Serious Game Approach for Improving Healthcare Logistics

    Author : Chen Zhang; Sebastiaan Meijer; Marcin Wardaszko; KTH; []

    Abstract : Although serious games are central to corporate learning of needed skills for industrial operations sectors, their use for managing healthcare logistics has rarely been discussed from the perspective of game mechanics in terms of motivation, engagement and the achievement of the desired objectives. This thesis discusses serious games as a method for improving healthcare logistics with a case study in paediatric emergency medicine. READ MORE

  5. 5. Responsible provision of online gambling : Effects, usability and gamblers’ experiences of protective measures implemented in online gambling environments

    Author : Ekaterina Ivanova; Per Carlbring; Philip Lindner; Mark D. Griffiths; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Problem gambling; responsible gambling; responsible provision of gambling; deposit limit; prediction of gambling problems; experiences of responsible gambling tools; attitudes towards responsible gambling tools; online gambling; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : Problem gambling is considered a public health problem in many countries and is associated with serious financial and health-related harms for both problem gamblers and significant others. It is possible to create gambling environments that would promote sustainable gambling behaviors and prevent excessive gambling. READ MORE