We all know that video games are one of the main means of entertainment worldwide, but is there too many? Addict to the video game? To address this and other issues ESNE, University School of Design, Innovation and Technology with the collaboration of the Spanish Association of Video Games, organizes next Thursday May 23 at 18:00 hours the ‘First Conference on the responsible use of video games’.
A meeting featuring experts from the videogame industry, education, new technologies, as well as doctors in psychology, in which they will talk about the behavior patterns of people addicted to video games, how to detect them and face them In addition, they will deepen in demystifying the negative values of video games and will highlight the important role that currently has developments with a healthy and educational playful spirit as a training tool.
If you feel like attending, you just have to sign up, since access is free until full capacity is reached. Remember, Thursday, May 23 at 6:00 pm at ESNE (Alfonso XIII Avenue, 97. Madrid.
6:00 pm Welcome and presentation of the Conference Alejandro Arranz, General Director of Research and Innovation of the Community of Madrid.
18:10 Commercial videogames and their contribution in future competitions Andrea Plaza, teacher and expert in Learning and Knowledge Technologies, and Training Manager – Learning Delivery Specialist in Microsoft.
18.30 The application of technologies derived from videogames: Serious games, simulators and formative experiences Dr. Luis Peña, director of the academic area of Digital Technology of ESNE.
18.45 When videogames become a problem Dr. José César Perales, associate professor at the University of Granada at the Faculty of Psychology, Doctor in Experimental Psychology
19.15 Success stories from videogames as formative instruments:
– Games in the didactic to history as a support to teaching. José Ignacio De Frutos, professor of History at IES Juan de los Rios in Malaga.
– Ludomath, videogames for mathematics. Javier Franco Rodríguez, professor of mathematics at the Humanitas Bilingual School in Torrejón de Ardoz.
– Games to share time and real and virtual spaces. Mohammed Bakir, ESNE professor and director of the “Responsible Gaming Project.”
20.15. Closing. José María Moreno, General Director of AEVI (Spanish Video Game Association)