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A Videogame Composed Of Pain And Hope – THAT DRAGON, CANCER [VIDEO]

Usually we focus on the use of mobile devices and social media. As gamification and serious games are trends that often link to these topics I could not resist to … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Gamers, Serious Games And Gamification In Social Work [VIDEO] [INFOGRAPHIC]

This blog uses several categories – one of them is „Games“. As playing games is highly popular among young people and the game industry has become more relevant than the … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

15 Serious Games Aiming to Change the World » Online Universities

Using games for purposes other than entertainment is nothing new. There are war games, educational games, throne games. But a new class of games has sprung up in recent years, … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Can a Video Game Tackle Alcoholism Without Being Preachy?

by Chelsea Stark, mashable.com Video games are meant to be an escape. Become the hero or blow up your enemies. Games don’t often tackle real-world issues because that hasn’t been … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Serious Game to Help People with Depression

Depression is on the increase worldwide and World Health Organization (WHO) have pointed out that it is in the top three illnesses suffered within the population, with over 450 million … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Gaming for Good – PSFK

PSFK challenged its readership of over 1MM creative professionals to come up with concepts that address issues put forth by The Climate Reality Project. Participants in the challenge were encouraged … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

15 Serious Games Aiming to Change the World| The Committed Sardine

Using games for purposes other than entertainment is nothing new. There are war games, educational games, throne games. But a new class of games has sprung up in recent years, … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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