Raul Ferrer Conill
- Karlstad University
- Media and Communication Studies
|Work history||2013 - present - PhD Candidate and lecturer at Karlstad University, Sweden.
Web and digital image (MKGA43)
Introduction to Media and Communication Studies (MKGA01)
Business by web and web analytics (ISGA97)
Digital Aesthetics (MKGB60)
Kommunikatörsdagen - KAU (Communicators Day). 2015. Persuasive techonologies and gamification.
Hotspot - KAU (Work fair). 2014. Gamification.
Previous working experience
2009 - present - Owner & web designer and developer at FruitbatMedia (Karlstad, Sweden)
March 2011 - May 2012 - Lead front-end developer at Matchsnack.se (Karlstad, Sweden)
2007 - 2009 Web designer and developer as a freelance (Karlstad, Sweden)
2005 - 2007 - IT engineer at IT Dutch corporate Getronics (Barcelona, Spain)
2004-2005 - Web designer and developer as a freelance (Barcelona, Spain).
2003 - 2004 - Hardware technician and web admin at Internet World (Athens, Greece)
|Study history||2013 - 2018 (expected) - Doctoral reseach education at Karlstad University.
Journalism in the Media Society
Contemporary debates in the Media Society
Applied Statistical Analysis
Critical Perspective on Journalism
2012 – 2013 - Master's Degree in Project Management at Karlstad University
2010 – 2012 - Master's Degree in Global Media Studies at Karlstad University
2004 – 2007 - BSc in Marketing Techniques & Research at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
2004 – 2007 - BSc in Management and Business Administration at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
2000 – 2003 - Bachelor's Degree in Business Science at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Ferrer Conill, Raul & Karlsson, Michael (2015 Forthcoming) - The Gamification of journalism. In Davis, D.Z. & Gangadharbatla, H. (eds) Handbook of Research on Trends in Gamification. IGI Global.
Örnebring, Henrik & Ferrer Conill, Raul (under review) - Outsourcing the news: the atomization of journalistic work. In Witschge, T, Anderson, C.W., Domingo, D. & Hermida, A. (eds), The Sage Handbook of Digital Journalism. Sage.
Ferrer Conill, Raul (under review) - Feeding the Red Critter: The gamification of project management software. In Dymek, M. & Zackariasson, P. (eds.) The Business of Gamification. Routledge.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2014). Going Mobile: Gamifying Digital News in Mobile Devices, in Gamberini, L., Spagnolli, A., Chittaro, L., & Zamboni, L.(eds) Persuasive Technology: Persuasive, motivating, empowering videogames. Adjunct proceedings, pp. 86-89. 9th International Conference on Persuasive Technology, PERSUASIVE 2014, Doctoral Consortium. Padova, Italy, May 2014.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2015 - Accepted). Camouflaging church as state: A study of journalism’s native advertising. The Future of Journalism, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC) at Cardiff University
10th- 11th September, 2015, Cardiff, UK.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2015 - Accepted). Quantifying journalism. A critical study of big data within journalism practice. Data Power conference, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield, 22nd- 23rd June, 2015, Sheffield, UK
Ferrer Conill, R. (2015). The Gamification of Mobile News: Adapting Traditional Journalism to the Challenges and Opportunities of Mobile Devices. Journalism Studies Graduate Student Colloquium
ICA Preconference 21st May, 2015, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Ferrer Conill, R (2015). Locative and augmented journalism: Towards a new framework to researching the use of geoposition to deliver space-bound news. GeoMedia 2015 conference, 5-8th May, Karlstad, Sweden.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2015). Incorporating native advertising:
Assessing journalism’s new trend of camouflaging church as state. Re-Inventing Journalism. ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences 5th- 6th of February, 2015, Winterthur, Switzerland
Ferrer Conill, R. (2014). The gamification of news: Towards a new framework for researching game mechanics in journalism, in ECC ECREA 2014, Lisbon, Portugal. November 2014.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2014). Gamification in Virtual Organizations: Engaging with fun and play. 32nd Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (SCOS), 7-10 July, University of Utrecht.
Ferrer Conill, R (2014) Gamified social media : User engagement and the individualization of online communities. Social Media and the Transformation of Public Space, University of Amsterdam, 18-20 June, 2014
Ferrer Conill, R. (2014). Going Mobile: Gamifying Digital News in Mobile Devices. 9th International Conference on Persuasive Technology, PERSUASIVE 2014, Doctoral Consortium. Padova, Italy, May 2014.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2013). Gamification in Virtual Project Management : a mixture of curiosity and reluctance. Gamification Colloquium 2013 - Gothenburg University 10 June.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2013). Hierarchical channels: conflicts of communication in crisis environments in Ghana, in Proceedings of the ICA/ACOP/AE-IC/UMA regional conference in Malaga. Why should I trust you? Challenges for communication in times of crisis. July 2013.
Ferrer Conill, R. (2013). Knowledge societies : Empowering through ICT4E. Student Interaction Design Research Conference SIDeR'13 9-10april Aarhus University Denmark.
Reviewer - Mobile Communication & Society journal
Reviewer - ICA 2015 conference
Session chair at ECREA 2014 conference in Lisboa, Portugal.
Reviewer - Sider 2013 conference
Organizing Committee - GeoMedia 2015 conference
Associations / Networks
Yecrea respresentative for the TWG Digital Games
GeoMedia research group
NODE research group
Erasmus+ Scholarship teaching exchange Cadiz University 2015
Stipen by NODE Research Center to attend the ICA 2015 conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico (2.500 eur)
Stipen by HumanIT to attend Sider'13 conference (300 eur)
Grant by SPIDER and SIDA FMSK field research travel grant (25,000 sek / 3,000 eur)
The Gamification of Mobile News - Adapting Traditional Journalism to the Challenges and Opportunities of Mobile Devices
This research project examines the effects of applying gamification techniques in the consumption of news in the emerging mobile society. The focus is placed on young users and their mobile media choice and news consumption habits.
|Dissertation title||The Gamification of Mobile News: Adapting Traditional Journalism to the Challenges and Opportunities of Mobile Devices|
|Year of defence||Expected June 2018|