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Group discussion > A3: Teaching mini lessons to Euneos (Apr 26 - 28)

A3: Teaching mini lessons to Euneos (Apr 26 - 28)

Martin Sillaots
915 days ago

Euneos is an organisation providing courses to teachers. Your challenge is to teach to them some learning game aspects you learned during this or some other DLG course.

Inside your previously formed teams decide what is the topic you would like to teach, who are the teachers and on what topics you would like to attend as a co-host or as a learner? Have a look on the schedule below and submit your information through the following Google Form:


Game-Based learning course about theory and practice of Serious games & Gamification

=Apr 26 – Design Based Learning [A303] =

09:00 – 10:30 Project based learning: students making serious games (Martin Sillaots)

10:45 – 11:30 Serious game idea generation workshop in smaller groups [six 3-4 member groups]:
1) SCAMPER [2 groups] (Mikhail Fiadotau)
2) PlayGen Cards [2 groups] (Martin Sillaots)
3) Control group [2 groups] (???)

11:30 – 12:15 Serious game concept design workshop (Martin Sillaots + Tamar)

13:00 – 16:00 Serious games design parallel mini-workshops:
1) TLU Navigation Game - creating a personal map of the university buildings (Steven, Tamar, Anne)
2) Recycle it! Game (Luis, Esin, Omar, & Toshifumi)
3) Different Ways To Learn From Games, Movies and TV (Saba)
4) Japanese language, culture, surroundings about game and anime (Toshifumi)

= Apr 27– Gamification [A303] =

09:00 – 10:30 Gamification in education – gamified presentation (Martin Sillaots)

10:45 – 12:15 Gamification workshop – group work for designing gamified learning activity (Martin Sillaots + Toshifumi)

13:00 – 15:30 Overview of Estonian Educational System (Mart Laanpere) [A543]

= Apr 28 – Time to play [Fat Margaret - Tallinn old town] =

11:00 – 13:00 Game of Towers – MAR guided tour in Tallinn old town (Martin Sillaots, Co-host 1-4)
- Presentation: https://www.slideshare.net/martinsillaots/tallinn-towers
- Game: https://kool.avastusrada.ee/en/k/tlu/tallinn-towers/enter

Martin Sillaots
911 days ago

Here are some relevant questions from you and my answers:

1. Do you know which topics are already being covered?
1.1 TLU Navigation Game (creating a personal map of the university buildings)

2. Are these just presentations, or would we be expected to provide material for attendees to work on?
You and your team can decide what is the most suitable format for you. I personally prefer If you give them some practical tasks. You don’t need to provide materials (but you can).

3. How long should each workshop be?
Again this is up to you. The maximum duration is 120 minutes. Minimum lets say 30 minutes. If needed we can run the same workshop several times or we can provide them one after other.

4. What resources/materials would we have access to? Computer and projector?
The class is taking place in A303. We have 8 computers for students (e.g. one computer per group of students) and a projector. You can attach your laptop to it or you can use my computer. If you need to print something I can help.

5. Are we expected to use content/materials from projects in our DLG courses, or create something new?
I recommend you to use materials that exist already (from DLG or from the Internet) and not to spend time for creating new ones.

6. Approximately how many attendees would we have?
23 (One idea is to divide them between 4 groups. Alternative option is to run your mini-classes one after another).

7. What resources/materials would attendees have access to?
They can use the Internet. :) Well they have access to Slide Share presentations. I’m not planning to share iCampus with them.

7. Are you able to provide examples of mini-workshop presentations from previous events?

If you have additional questions don't hesitate to ask.

910 days ago

Hi Martin. The link to the previous examples is blank.

Martin Sillaots
910 days ago

You ned to log in to iCampus to see the examples ... but now I changed the conditions to that link. It's publicly available now.

910 days ago

Sorry Martin, it's still blank. It works, but it just takes me to a post with a single comment from you. Nothing else is there.

Martin Sillaots
909 days ago

Alright, I copy the links to the previous course examples here:
1) Players (learners) as personas: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1WW9M1JVHkrTm3QxholJB9BdZmR_dGEKROaYr4_PJUmA/edit#slide=id.p
2) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-TjODZjeC28V6ai8z8Fvc69aNP58o6tvCj7cRKV1uk8/edit
3) Creating Characters: http://htk.tlu.ee/icampus/pg/file/Marfi/read/221693/creating-characterspptx
4) Topographics: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gk9koTc5yxId_F2yh0Tdm8QXKXVxx_QuzqXjqtFVbms/edit#slide=id.g12f919577d_0_19
5) Visual Scripting: http://htk.tlu.ee/icampus/pg/file/jullyy/read/221695/visual_scriptingpdf

909 days ago

It works now, thanks a lot!