A new serious game has been started at IRIT-UPS

SCOLA (Système de Communication Ouvert et Ludique pour les Apprentissages, i.e. Open Communication System for Edutainment and Learning) is a project funded as one of the winner of the 2nd Call of the French National Education Ministry “Innovative Numerical Services for e-education” in the framework of “Investment for the Future”. SCOLA has been initiated by the Aix-Marseille Académie. Three laboratories (ELLIADD, University of Franche-Comté ; ADEF, University of Aix-Marseille, and IRIT, University of Toulouse) and three SMEs (AGIIR Network, IDEES 3COM and ARIES, the project leader) have joint theirs skills to design and set-up this project. SCOLA will be a collaborative platform combining a numerical workspace, serious games, an information system, an evaluation module and virtual classrooms. The first serious game that will be available on the SCOLA platform dedicated to mathematics for teenagers.

This project permits us to welcome a new post doctorate researcher that will also participate in GALA activities and also a new PhD student that will join us in few days.

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