Nordplus funding for a VR game and pedagogy project
Lapland UAS, Uppsala University, and Stockholm University have been awarded funding by Nordplus for a joint project to take place between 1.9.2023 - 31.8.2024.
The project will develop a VR language learning game and conduct
research into the use of VR pedagogy in a higher education context to
support Nordic minority language tuition (Swedish in Finland, Finnish
The project builds on Lapland UAS’ and their software lab FrostBit's
previous experience developing a VR speech simulation game for the Culture Expert project with the University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences.
Uppsala University and Stockholm University specialize in digital pedagogies and language revitalization.
Leader and Coordinator: Riikka Partanen, Lapland UAS
Pia Rajaniemi, Swedish language, Lapland UAS
Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi, Department of Modern Languages, Uppsala University; University College London
Heidi Grönstrand, Department of Slavic and Baltic languages, Finnish, Dutch and German, Stockholm University
FrostBit team, Lapland UAS
For more information please contact Riikka Partanen riikka.partanen(a)lapinamk.fi