Epicon seminar

22.11.2012 09:00

The Finnish National Board of Education

Seminar for European teachers who are interested in game-based learning and 21st century learning topics.

9.00 Wellcome and introduction of the lectures

9.10 the First session: System, knowledge, digital world and games

9.10-9.15 stimulus

Interactive lections:

9.15-9.35 prof. Nicola Whitton : Digital games and reality of learning

9.35-9.55 prof.David J. Gagnon: Learning by local content

9.55-10.15 prof. Lisa Gjädde: Narrative knowing and context of learning

10.15-10.30 Coffee Break

10.30-11.00 Lecture: Special designer Pasi Silander, Case Stadin ecampus: the digital phenomenon based high school, The education department of Helsinki City

11.15-11.30 discussion

11.30-12.30 Lunch 

12.30-13.00 Lecture: Marjaana Kangas: Playful and gameful learning process in school

13.00-13.15 Discussion

13.15-13.30 Break

13.30 the Second session: Interaction and the social practice in learning

Interactive lections:

13.30-13.45 prof. Lisa Gjädde: Co-operating in live action inside the learning context

13.50-14.05 prof. David J Gagnon: Game Arisgames as learning environment

14.10-14.25 prof. Nicola Whitton: Commercial games vs. serious games in action

14.25- 14.45 Comments and discussion (Twitter #Epicon, Adobe Connect pro)

14.45-15.15 Coffee Break

15.15-15.45 prof. Teemu Mäki: Games and art, The Aalto University of Helsinki

16.00-17.00 Fish bowl:

Debate of the students autonomous act: Is it possible to achieve better self-esteem and skills of argumentation by playing games (Lecturers simulate depate in roles?) Experts and audience

17.00 Seminar ends


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