Let’s Do it! Educational Game Development: Guide To Creating An Educational Game from A Media Psychology Perspective
Date Friday, Nov 25 Time – Room Schoeneberg I/II/III
After a short description of the scientific background for the conceptional design of learning games, participants will develop in small groups didactical frameworks for selected game ideas. All participants will receive practical step-by-step instructions for developing the didactical frameworks for learning games, to try them out for themselves, while they also benefit from the ideas of the small groups.
Head of Study Programme, University of Applied Science Fresenius Hamburg, Germany
Prof. Dr. Birgit Spies
Dr. Birgit Spies is a professor of education and digitalization at the Fresenius Hochschule in Hamburg, where she has been since 2015. She has received an engineering degree (Dipl.-Ing.) in information technology and a master’s degree (M.A.) in media and education (focus on media psychology) as well as a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in education and psychology (thesis topic: “informal learning in social online networks”) from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich in 2013. Prof. Spies has more than 20 years of practical experience in the e-learning space as a project manager, trainer, and e-learning developer for large German companies. Her consulting company THINK TIME offers workshops and new learning solutions for companies and organizations in the field of media and e-learning. Her research interests focus on the development and implementation of new education and training concepts, especially in the field of media and e-learning.
Professor of Education, Hochschule Fresenius
Dr. Sabine Anand is a professor of education at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Cologne (Germany), where she has been since 2021. She holds a master's degree (M.A.) in adult education, media- and communication science, and German studies, as well as a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in education from the University of Leipzig in cooperation with the University of Cape Town (economics) in 2008. Having worked as a lecturer, consultant, and senior information and research specialist in Southern Africa and Germany, Dr. Sabine Anand has more than 15 years of experience in research and education. Her research interests focus on upbringing and education in societal challenges.