Ganit  RICHTER

Let the game begin!

List of Publications

  • Richter, G. (2018). Know your crowd:
    A study on gamification in crowdsourcing to encourage user contributions. Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School, Oxford, UK, University of Oxford e-Research Centre. http://www.dhoxss.net/posters
  • Richter, G., Raban, D. R., & and Rafaeli, S. (2018). Re-playing: The role of the scoring mechanism design as motivator. Paper presented at Meaningful Play 2018, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Carnegie Mellon University: ETC Press, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Richter, G., Raban, D. R., & and Rafaeli, S. (2018). Tailoring a Points Scoring Mechanism for Crowd-Based Knowledge Pooling. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51), Big Island, Hawaii, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai’I at Manoa.
  • Zlotnik, S., Weissbrem-Padan, D., and Richter, G. (2017). Implementing elements of collaborative learning and gamification in an academic occupational therapy program. AOTA Annual Conference & Expo: Centennial Celebration. Philadelphia, March 30 – April 2, 2017.
  • Richter, G. Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S. (2015). Studying Gamification: the Effect of Rewards and Incentives on Motivation. P. 21-46, Chapter 2, In T. Reiners & L. C. Wood (Eds), Gamification in Education and Business. Springer.
  • Richter, G., Raban, D. R. and Rafaeli, S. (2014). The mathematics of knowledge sharing gamification. MEITAL Gamification Conference, Tel Aviv.
  • Richter, G., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S. (2014) Score keeping function in a knowledge sharing game. Proceedings of the ECIS 2014 Conference, Tel Aviv, 11 June 2014, Israel.
  • Richter, G., Raban, D.R. and Rafaeli, S. (2014) The effect of different score systems on player performance. Meital 2014, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
  • Richter, G. and Raban, D.R. (2012) Schedules of reinforcement and game experience
    Proceedings of the MCIS 2012 Conference, Guimaraes, Portugal , and in AIS eLibrary. Best paper award
  • Raban, D. R. and Richter, G. (2011). Harnessing the Power of Games to Enhance Organizational Knowledge Sharing.
    Proceedings of the 5th ILAIS Conference, The Open University of Israel

Hebrew Publications

  • ריכטר, ג. (2018). משחקים דיגיטליים-הזדמנות ללמידה אחרת. ניתוח תוצאות מבחן פיזה 2015 במערכת החינוך בישראל, באמצעות מערכת 'פיזה פתוח'. המרכז לחקר האינטרנט וקרן טראמפ
  • Richter, G. (2018). Digital Games: An opportunity for learning. What can we learn from PISA data on the situating of video games in classrooms? The Trump Foundation, Israel
  • רבן, ד. וריכטר ג. (2011) , לשחק (גם) בעבודה גלילאו 154: 56-57. המאמר פורסם גם במידעתון 102, מרכז הספר והספריות בישראל, ספטמבר 2011, ובאתר האינטרנט "הידען", ספטמבר 2011
  • Raban, D., & Richter, G. (2011). Playing games at work. Galileo, 154, 56-57.
  • Watch on You TubeRichter, G., Raban, D. (2017). Changes in mathematics and science curricula and in the knowledge about their learning and instruction in Israel in light of developments around the world regarding knowledge about learning and the view of the teacher’s and the education system's role. Insights from Past initiatives to Promote Science Education in Israel: Learning from Selected Issues. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, The Initiative for Applied Education Research, Jerusalem

Information Behavior Tech-Projects

  • Developing GUESS – a game for crowds uniquely designed for knowledge contribution (with Prof. Sheizaf Rafaeli, Prof. Daphne Raban and the IBM Social Technologies team).
  • Developing a mobile app./game for crowds specially designed to address the question of providing feedback through the scoring mechanism design in order to promote user’s motivation to contribute knowledge.


Participation in Conferences

Oct

2018

Meaningful Play 2018, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Re-playing: The role of the scoring mechanism design as motivator

Jul

2018

Meaningful Play 2018, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Re-playing: The role of the scoring mechanism design as motivator

Jan

2018

Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51), Big Island, Hawaii. Hilton Waikoloa Village, 2-6.1.2018. Tailoring a Points Scoring Mechanism for Crowd-Based Knowledge Pooling.

Israel Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services. Tel Aviv, January 30, 2018. Serious Games and Gamification -Lecture and workshop


Mar

2017

AOTA Annual Conference & Expo: Centennial Celebration. Philadelphia, March 30 – April 2, 2017. Implementing elements of collaborative learning and gamification in an academic occupational therapy program.

Annual Conference for Information Management. Tel Aviv, March 30, 2017. Gaming & Gamification



Nov

2016

The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Symposium: Learning from Past Initiatives to Improve Science Education in Israel. Ramat Rachel, Jerusalem, November 1, 2016. Changes in Mathematics and Sciences Curricula and in the Knowledge about their Learning and Instruction in Israel – In Light of Developments around the World Regarding Knowledge about Learning and the View of the Teacher’s and the Education System’s Role

Sep

2016

Researchers' Night 2016. University of Haifa. September 22. Citizen Science Games

Feb

2016

Israel Ministry of Education, Tel Aviv. Serious Games and Gamification in Education

Sep

2015

LINKS 3rd Annual Retreat, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, September 8-9, 2015. Gamification - Tech & Learning in Action Groups, 2-days sessions

Researchers' Night 2015. University of Haifa. September 21, 2015. Online Games - A Problem or an Opportunity?



Jul

2014

The 12th Annual MEITAL National Conference 2014. Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv, 2 July 2014. The effect of different score systems on player performance.

Jun

2014

ECIS 2014 . Tel Aviv, 11 June 2014, Israel. Score keeping function in a knowledge sharing game.

Feb

2014

Seminar. Ruppin Academic Center February 5 2014.Serious games in higher education

Jan

2014

MEITAL (IUCEL). Gamification. Tel-Aviv, January 27 2014. The Mathematics of Knowledge Sharing Gamification.

IsraHCI 2014. IBM Haifa. 14 January 2014. Using Common Gamification Elements to Enhance Knowledge Sharing: The effect of Score Keeping Function on Player Performance.

Dec

2013

Links seminar. University of Haifa. September 12 2013. Gamification Research

Sep

2013

Researchers' Night 2013. University of Haifa. September 12. Games for crowds research

May

2013

INFO 2013 - Hilton Hotel Tel Aviv, May 6-8 2013- Games for Crowds


Sep

2012

MCIS 2012 - Guimarães, Portugal - September 8-10, 2012- Schedules of reinforcement and game experience. One of the two Best Papers of the conference

Jun

2012

Israeli Conference on Information Science 2012 - Western Galilee College, Akko, June 2012- Knowledge sharing enhanced by a game. I received a letter of appreciation from the conference Program Chair

Jun

2011

Seminar. IBM R&D Lab Haifa Israel. Score Keeping Functions in Online CBSG (Crowd Based Serious Games)

Jun

2011

The 5th Israel Association for Information Systems (ILAIS) Conference- Ra'anana, The Open University of Israel June 2011- Harnessing the Power of Games to Enhance Organizational Knowledge Sharing.

Apr

2011

Annual Conference for Information Studies 2011 -Bar Ilan University April 2011 -On the Connection between Trivia Games and Business Glossaries





GRANTS

2016 - The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. Research title: Learning from Past Initiatives to Improve Science Education in Israel and Promote Excellence

Scholarships

2018


The Center for Internet Research Scholarship
Travel grant, University of Haifa
Travel grant, LINKS Scholarship
University of Oxford e-Research Centre scholarship for early-career researchers The Trump Foundation Scholarship for research Faculty of Management Fellowship, University of Haifa

2017 to 2014


LINKS Scholarship, the ISF Center for Research Excellence


2017 to 2013


Tuition scholarships for Excellent, University of Haifa

2014


Israel Internet Association Scholarship

2012


Scholarship for Excellence, University of Haifa

2009


Scholarship for Excellenceת University of Haifa



AWARDS

2018 Publications Grant
Best paper award, Open PISA. The Trump Foundation & The Center for Internet Research

2014 Publications Grant

2014 Dean's Prize for Outstanding Research Excellence

2012 Best paper award. MCIS, Guimaraes, Portugal.

2012 Best paper award, Information Science Conference

2010 MBA Magna Cum laude, University of Haifa


Public Community Activities

2014, 2016 Advanced Program for Public Leadership

2013- present- Board Member, A SOCIETY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, CULTURE AND SPORT – ZVULUN

2012 - present -Plenary member, Zvulun Regional Council

2012- present- Chairman, Students Scholarship Committee, Zvulun Regional Council

2002-2005, 2007-2012- member of Nofit’s Local committee

2002 - present, one of the leaders of Ohad Zach navigation competition (commemoration event)

2003- present – Entrepreneur of a regional event “Music and Nature”