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HackUnito: Play, Learn, Change
14/05/2014 @ 08:00 - 17:00
Play, Learn, Change is one of the project presented in the #hackunito initiative of the University of Turin. Game-based learning, serious games, games applied, games with a purpose, gamification: different variations to use the characteristics of the game to increase the effectiveness of learning, break down stereotypes and change attitudes in general. The Game Jam is an effective method to stimulate innovation in the creation, development and distribution of educational games. These are 48-hour marathons that offer the possibility of developing a video game, from a given topic, creating team with the presence of different skills: programmers, visual designers, musicians, graphic artists, programmers, game designers. JamToday is an European project that organizes game jam to develop serious games to support learning: the challenge of 2014 is aimed at improving ICT skills.
Play, Learn, Change porposes to start a collaboration with the project JamToday in order to design suitable framework for gamification to the needs of the University.