Under the International Virtual Academic Collaboration (IVAC), Assam Don Bosco University and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences offer a short-term certificate course on Peer-Oriented Learning Using Digital Games for their faculty. The course will be conducted by Dr Andrew Carlson, who is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication, Writing and the Arts at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota.Who can apply? Faculty of both Assam Don Bosco University, India and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

Total seats: 20 (10 for each university)

1  Definition of gamification and what gamification can do for learning design1.5 hrs
2  Fundamentals of peer–oriented learning; peer-oriented learning design1.5 hrs
3  The use of a narrative gaming platform: Twine1.5 hrs
4  Linking storytelling, peer–oriented learning, and educational outcomes1.5 hrs
5  Presentations Award ceremony3 hrs


  • Time in Class: 9 hours
  • Time for self-study: 10 hours
  • Project work: 10-15 hours

Total time investment:  29 – 34 hours

NB: Apart from the input sessions, the participants will be assigned with some work to engage in individual/teamwork.

Expected outcomes: Participants of the course will acquire general knowledge on gamification, peer-oriented learning, and will also gain an understanding of a basic game design platform. By the end of the course, participants should be able to develop a short, narrative-based online game (using Twine) that includes elements of peer-oriented learning.

Those who would like to join, kindly register in the link given below: