Honors and Awards
2018 – 2nd place, FSU Portfolio Contest, sponsored by Enterprise
2016 – Times Electronic Square Garden (art installation) – New York, NY
2014 – Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program (received $40,000 academic scholarship)
2009 – Exhibition at Spielwarenmesse International Toy – Nuremberg, Germany
2008 – 1st place, 4th Brazil’s National Game Design Competition
Nominations (Brazilian Federal Public Service)
2016 – 1st place, Graphic Designer at Osasco Town Hall (among 800 other applicants)
2014 – 2nd place, Visual Programmer at Sao Paulo Virtual University
2012 – 1st place, Instructional Designer at Sao Caetano University
2012 – 2nd place, Visual Programmer at Federal University of ABC
Shute, V.J., Smith, G., Kuba, R., Dai, C., Rahimi, S., Liu, Z., & Almond, R. (2020). The design, development, and testing of learning supports for the Physics Playground game. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education
Shute, V.J., Rahimi, S., Smith, G., Ke, F., Almond, R., Dai, C., Kuba, R., Yang, X., Liu, Z., & Sun, C. (2020). Maximizing learning without sacrificing the fun: Stealth assessment, adaptivity, and learning supports in educational games. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning
Kuba, R. (2019, November). Visual design principles in multimedia learning. Talk at Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.
Kuba, R. (2017, March). Graphic and digital design: Job, career, and projects. Talk at the workshop “We Want to Know” hosted by Juventude PL, SP, Brazil.
Kuba, R., Shute, V., & Rahimi, S. (2021, April). Students’ perceived competence and extrinsic and intrinsic motivation in a physics educational game. Poster to be presented at the American Educational Research Association International Conference, United States.
Kuba, R., Smith, G., Dai, C., & Rahimi, S. (2020, November). Applying multimedia principles in the design and development of learning support videos in game-based learning. Paper presented at the Association of Educational Communications and Technology International Conference, United States.
Kuba, R., & Jeong, A. (2019, October). Visual design principles in multimedia learning. Paper presented at the Association of Educational Communications and Technology International Conference, Las Vegas, NV.