Game Toolbox and Didactical Methods Seminar - Invitation

16th Feb 2018

Event This is a seminar event for primary and secondary school educators. The purpose of the event is to introduce educators on the principles of game-based soft skill training, creative thinking and reflective debate and its importance to school education as well as offer hands-on experience with the developed eCrisis game-based learning technologies and computational tools.

Game design and game-based education experts, joined by experts in soft skills training and pedagogy, will introduce the potential of soft skills game-based learning to educators. This includes the presentation of the eCrisis Guidebook and the game-based activities implemented for educational settings. Guests will also have the opportunity to try out the games that form the basis of the project and connect with the researchers.

Educators are particularly welcome! Through this event there will be the opportunity to collaborate with you over the coming 1.5 years.

Venue: Institute of Digital Games, University Campus
Date: 6th March 2018
Time: 17:00 - 19:00

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17:15 - Speech by Prof. Alfred Vella, Rector of the University of Malta
17:30 - Europe in Crisis: The eCrisis Project – Prof. Georgios N. Yannakakis (University of Malta)
17:45 - The wider eCrisis framework – Dr Michelle Proyer and Mr Alexander Schmoelz (University of Vienna)
18:00 - Iconoscope: A game for creative thinking – Prof. Georgios N. Yannakakis (University of Malta)
18:15 - Village Voices: A game for conflict resolution – Dr Kostas Karpouzis (National Technical University of Athens)
18:30 - Bringing eCrisis game-based learning in class – Ms Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou (Ellinogermaniki Agogi) and Ms Maria Pace (St. Ignatius College)
18:45 - Play time! – Guests will have an opportunity to try the games and interact with the game designers