Active Learning and Autonomous Work of Students with the Milage Learn+ APP
  • Mast House, Room 103

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The iSPER Modelling and Simulation for Social Systems (M&S3) Research Initiative is holding a short talk and interactive workshop on gamification by Professor Mauro Figueiredo from the University of Algarve, Portugal.

Professor Figueiredo will be presenting ERASMUS+ funded software (http://milage.ualg.pt/) developed to help students learn on their own through the development and facilitation of online activities. The workshop will cover various activities to demonstrate this flexible learning tool and other research developed by their research team. This tool can be used in teaching across any subject area and can also be used for research purposes.

Lunch will be provided.

Booking is not required but please contact Jonathan Moizer (jonathan.moizer@plymouth.ac.uk) if you have any queries.

When: 22nd June 13.30 – 15.30 (lunch is provided)
Where: Mast House Room 103

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About the speaker 

Mauro Figueiredo has a PhD in computer science from the University of Salford, Manchester, in 2005. He was teacher at University of Coimbra from 1989 until 1996. Since 1996 he is at the Algarve University where he is adjunct professor. His research interests are in the use of information technologies for education, e-learning, b-learning, games and augmented reality. His PhD students are currently working with ebooks, augmented reality tools for e-learning and cultural heritage. He is author of international journal and conferences articles, book chapters and books and he collaborated and participated in different National projects. He already organized several international conferences. Most of the research is conducted at Univ. Algarve, at CIMA (Center of Marine and Environmental Research) and CIAC (Center for the Arts and Communication Research).

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