Share Paper: Ludic Engagement and Collaboration in Social Learning Space

  1. Antti Syvänen, University of Tampere, Finland
  2. Annakaisa Kultima, University of Tampere, Finland
  3. Kati Alha, University of Tampere, Finland
  4. Frans Mäyrä, University of Tampere, Finland
  5. Jarmo Viteli, University of Tampere, Finland
Wednesday, June 25 11:15 AM-12:15 PM Oasis, Floor 2

Abstract: University of Tampere is studying the use of a purpose-built SLS that enables the use of immersive interactive technology. This paper presents the design principles for the OASIS SLS to make the space playful, open, informal and opportunistic. The opportunistic use strategy refers to using the resources according to individual needs. The space has designed affordances for ludic engagement and collaboration to function as: 1) a library for books, e-books, media and games, 2) as a social space for relaxing, drinking coffee and tea, meeting students and staff and 3) group work area with 4 46-50” screens, a multitouch interactive ...