Smart Education

Smart Education

Smart Education is a multidisciplinary area of research and education which is both nationally and internationally significant. Smart Education -area is related to next JYU's MIT-department's areas of development: entertainment, games and learning, digital campus and computational thinking development in educational system. The area provides new options for learning and teaching and their locations and contents through technological innovations.

At the moment, areas of education theory, IT, cognitive science (especially user experience and usability research), natural sciences and learning space design are central to the research area. Also expertise of different subject's educators especially on ICT education is essential. Research on Smart Education -area is done in cooperation with departments and faculties of University of Jyväskylä.

There are several research groups and software development projects in Smart Education -area. Innovative learning solutions, research on ICT education, global information systems and cross-cultural communication environments are the most central research groups. 

Find more information about the projects through the Projects -page.