ITIA8 Player and User Studies 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Informaatiotutkimuksen ja interaktiivisen median tutkinto-ohjelma
Faculty of Communication Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the study module, the student is able to:
- perceive the players as users and users as players
- analyze players and users separate from one?s own relationship with games and services
- understand concepts of usability, playability and player or user experience, and can utilize the relevant methods in the design and evaluation of games and services
- evaluate the results of use and user research in various contexts, in relation to different interests in knowledge
- 0execute and evaluate small scale user and player studies

Enrolment for University Studies

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Janne Paavilainen, Teacher responsible


4-Sep-2018 – 8-Nov-2018
Tue 4-Sep-2018 - 30-Oct-2018 weekly at 14-16, Pinni B 1097
26-Oct-2018 at 14 –16 , Pinni B 1097, Lecture exceptionally on Friday, no lecture on Tuesday 23.10.
Tue 6-Nov-2018 at 10-16, Pinni B 1029-30
Wed 7-Nov-2018 at 10-16, Pinni B 1029-30
Thu 8-Nov-2018 at 10-16, Pinni B 1029-30