For teachers: Serious Game Design

Unite! Teaching and Learning offers 14 pedagogical trainings taking place online in the spring 2022 for Aalto University teachers including PhDs and post-docs with teaching responsibility. The methodology of this workshop will guide you through serious game design.
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Unite! Teaching and Learning is a series of training activities aimed at teaching staff, lecturers and faculty in all Unite! partner institutions, who are interested in sharing and developing teaching and learning practices. We invite you to meet Unite! colleagues while learning how teaching and learning is promoted at different partner universities.

Serious Game Design

Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 15-17.30 (2-4.30 pm CET)
Application Deadline: Monday, April 18, 2022

Do you want to help to increase students' engagement and motivation? Serious games dynamize learners and provide interactive learning situations.

Smart Games Builder is automated games generator from Grenoble INP. The methodology of this workshop will guide you through serious game design.

Learning outcomes

• Learning about the potential of serious games to dynamize learners

• Providing interactive learning situations which trigger valuable soft and hard skills for your students


Peer activity in small groups, facilitated by a pedagogical expert.

Target group: University teachers

Trainer: John Kenwright, email [email protected]


Pre-registration is required and is done on the Unite! Metacampus platform. On the last page of the booklet below you can find a step-by-step guide for the registration. Registration deadline is April 18, 2022. 

More information

The booklet has information on all the trainings offered during spring 2022 and on the last page you will find a step-by-step guide for the registration. 

The activities – webinars, courses and training events – are run by pedagogical experts from the partner universities and are free of charge for the Unite! community. All “Unite! Teaching and Learning” activities are in English and take place online. Some of the activities will award credits.

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