In English

Inno-Oppiva project is a development and research project funded by the Council of Tampere Region and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Project is active in 2016 – 2018 and is coordinated by Tampere Research Center for Information and Media (TRIM), Faculty of Communication Sciences (COMS), University of Tampere.

The aim of the project is to create open innovation platform, focusing on educational needs, particularly for supporting digital teaching, learning and learning environments. Project will develop and pilot concept, where edtech-companies, universities and educational institutions could cooperate in a way that support companies evidence based agile product development. Innovation platform will be based on research and user experiences to support learning technology and product development which will be done by companies. The aim is to crowdsource (companies, teachers, students and researchers) product development and in this way get added value to the development and the productize process. The knowledge about the needs of end users is crucial for the success of edtech products and services.

There are three components which aim to deliver high-end outcomes to assess the educational technology product: User Experience Assessment, Capability Maturity Assessment and Pedagogical Assessment. For more details, please see our ACM article about the assessment procedure.

Figure 1. Inno-Oppiva Living Lab

For more details, please feel free to contact our project personnel!

Mr. Jarmo Viteli, jarmo.viteli(a), Research Director, University of Tampere

Mr. Jussi Okkonen, jussi.okkonen(a), Project Manager, University of Tampere

Mr. Jaakko Vuorio, jaakko(a), Researcher, University of Tampere