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Vaasa Game Days seminar: "Games and Gamification in Higher Education"

Thu 29.11.2018 | 13:00 - 16:00


Welcome to the Vaasa Game Days seminar "Games and Gamification in Higher Education"

The seminar is free of charge and open to everyone. Please register by November 26 at latest: https://bit.ly/2D1yWf0 Seminar participation can also be registered as a Tritonia short course . https://www.tritonia.fi/en/shortcourses

We will look at various ways games and gamification are used in teaching at the University of Vaasa and Åbo Akademi. There will also be a presentation on how games are used for training purposes at Wärtsilä Corporation. We will also release the results from a survey on the use of games and gamification at the university of Vaasa. At the end of the afternoon, it will be revealed who from survey respondents wins a game!

When:Thursday  November 29th 2018, 13:00-16:00
Where: F141 Fabriikki, University of Vaasa
Part of the Vaasa Game Days 2018

Session 1: 13:00 – 14:20
Chair: Panu Kalmi, University of Vaasa

Panu Kalmi (University of Vaasa): Welcome (13:00 – 13:05)
Päivi Borisov (University of Vaasa): Game on – Learning by Playing. Marketing Simulation Game as a
Learning Tool (13:05 – 13:30)
Matilda Ståhl (Åbo Akademi): Opening the Eyes of Teachers To Be: Gamification in Visual Arts
Education (13:30-13:55)
Juha Lindell (University of Vaasa): Hyvinvointipeli: matka hyvinvointipalveluiden kompleksiseen
maailmaan (presentation in Finnish, slides in English: Welfare game: Familiarizing complexity of
welfare services) (13:55 – 14:20)

Break: 14:20 – 14:40.
Coffee and bun served for registered participants.

Session 2: 14:40 – 16:00
Chair: Päivi Borisov, University of Vaasa

Päivi Korpi-Halkola & Tayfun Pisirici (Wärtsilä Corporation): Building for the Future – Gamification
Methods: Examples from Wärtsilä (14:40 – 15:30)
Minna-Maarit Jaskari, Sanna Eronen & Panu Kalmi (University of Vaasa): Use of Games and
Gamification at the University of Vaasa: Evidence from a Survey (15:30 – 15:55)
Minna-Maarit Jaskari (University of Vaasa): Awarding the lottery prize for survey respondents (15:55
– 16:00)

The seminar will also be live-streamed at https://bit.ly/VGD2018 for the benefit of those who are unable to join us.

The seminar is organized by the Group of Development of Education (KoKe) at the University of
Vaasa, the Support Team for Digital Teaching and Learning at the University of Vaasa, Higher
Education Learning Lab (HELLA), EduLab, School of Marketing and Communication at the
University of Vaasa, and Vaasa Game Days.

Further information:


Panu Kalmi, panu.kalmi(at)uwasa.fi, tel: +358 029 449 8528