Maja Pivec

Maja Pivec

FH Joanneum University of Applied Science

Games for Sustainability:
RIO and Other Mitigating Factors

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Maja Pivec is a professor of Game Based Learning at the University of Applied Sciences FH JOANNEUM in Graz, Austria. For her research achievements, Maja Pivec received the Herta Firnberg Award (Austria) in the field of computer science and recently the Graz Congress Award. She was awarded by European Science Foundation in the field of affective and emotional aspects of human-computer interaction in game-based learning and innovative learning approaches.

Maja is scientific leader and partner in several EU funded projects. She is editor of three book publications about innovative learning approaches, and was guest editor of British Journal of Educational Technology, Special issue on learning from games. Maja was conference chair of European Conference on Game-Based Learning 2009 & 2017, and her research work is published and presented in more than 150 international conferences and publications.

She is editorial board member of eLearning Papers and international advisory board member of MJET – Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, is Program Committee member of GAMEON conferences, of ECGBL and jury member for MEDEA Awards, and reviewer for European Science Foundation and for British Journal of Educational Technology (BJET).

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