The University of the Future – using creative gameplay in Minecraft..

September 25, 2014

In the next talk in the Euroversity series on Wednesday 8th October at 15:00 CET  Marten Friedrichsen, University of Kiel, will talk about  The University of the Future – using creative gameplay in Mindecraft to materialize ideas and conceptions about learning and teaching.
Marten Friedrichsen is a research assistant at the department of Media Pedagogy / Educational Computer Sciences, Institute of Educational Sciences, at the University of Kiel/ Germany. He holds a diploma degree in Educational Sciences and he is currently involved as a contributing partner in the EU LLP funded Euroversity project. His research interests focus on Digital Game-Based Learning, Gamification, Creativity and Learning & Teaching in virtual worlds. With the help of the Euroversity Good-Practice-Framework he developed a Minecraft based course in which students are materializing their ideas and visions about the ‘University of the Future’. These activities in Minecraft represent epistemic processes in which the students are co-developing their concepts and Ideas about Learning and Teaching while creating buildings in the virtual environment.

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