Speaker: Gustavo Tondello, M.Sc. in Computer Science, B.Sc. in Information Systems
Although this event is more directed towards students starting as HCI researchers, experienced students are also invited to participate and share their own experiences and tips during the discussion period.
Based on his experiences, Gustavo will discuss how to prepare and conduct graduate studies in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), presenting tips about how to choose topics and plan studies and publications. He will share suggestions on how to plan and carry out experimental studies in HCI, such as how to choose and define research questions, how to select a type of study, and how to document the results and prepare them for publication.
Gustavo Tondello is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Waterloo under supervision of Dr. Lennart Nacke and Dr. Daniel Vogel, graduate researcher at the HCI Games Group, research lead of the International Gamification Federation, and co-founder of MotiviUX. His research interests include gamification and games for health, wellbeing, and learning, user experience in gamification, and gameful design methods. His work focuses on the design and personalization of gameful applications.
His recent publications advanced the current knowledge on player and user motivations in games and gameful applications and introduced new frameworks and approaches to designing personalized gameful applications and serious games. He periodically blogs about gamification for the HCI Games Group, the ACM XRDS magazine, and on his personal blog, Gameful Bits.
Read more about Gustavo here.
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