Colby Johanson University of Saskatchewan

Colby Johanson is a Ph.D. student at the University of Saskatchewan working under the supervision of Dr. Regan Mandryk and Dr. Carl Gutwin. His research interests include in-game skill development and mastery and crowdsourcing games user research. He completed his M.Sc. in Computer Science at the U of S in 2016. and his B.Sc. at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Publications

In-game and Out-of-game Social Anxiety Influences Player Motivations, Activities, and Experiences in MMORPGs
Dechant, M., Poeller, S., Johanson, C., Wiley, K., Mandryk, R. (2020), Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. <doi:10.1145/3313831.3376734>
Press Pause when you Play: Comparing Spaced Practice Intervals for Skill Development in Games
Johanson, C., Gutwin, C., Bowey, J., Mandryk, R. (2019), CHI PLAY '19, Barcelona, Spain. <doi:10.1145/3311350.3347195>
Designing for Friendship: Modeling Properties of Play, In-Game Social Capital, and Psychological Well-being
Depping, A., Johanson, C., Mandryk, R. (2018), Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. 87-100. <doi:10.1145/3242671.3242702>
The Effects of Navigation Assistance on Spatial Learning and Performance in a 3D Game
Johanson, C., Gutwin, C., Mandryk, R. (2017), Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 341-353. <doi:10.1145/3116595.3116602>
Trust Me: Social Games are Better than Social Icebreakers at Building Trust
Depping, A., Mandryk, R., Johanson, C., Bowey, J., Thomson, S. (2016), CHI PLAY '16: Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, Austin TX, USA. 116--129. <doi:10.1145/2967934.2968097>
View All >>