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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
Degree Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
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


12-Sep-2017 – 7-Nov-2017
Tue 12-Sep-2017 - 7-Nov-2017 weekly at 14-16, Pinni A 1081
24-Oct-2017 at 14 –16 , Pinni B 3116
Wed 1-Nov-2017 at 10-16, Pinni B 1029-30 (Olohuone)
Fri 3-Nov-2017 at 10-16, Pinni B 1083
Thu 9-Nov-2017 at 10-16, Pinni B 1083