Speaker

Torbjörn Svensson is a PhD student at the Department of Computer Game Development, School of informatics, University of Skövde, Sweden, and a member of the research group MTEC, Media, Technology and Culture. He is currently doing his PhD studies in a research project called Level Up, focusing on the use of gamification and game technology to increase young citizens (16-39) consumption and re-distribution of news. Torbjörn holds an Ma in Film Studies, with special interest in narratives and narration, and was previously working within the subject of Media Arts, Aesthetics and Narration connected to the computer game development programs at University of Skövde.

Lecturer

Torbjörn Svensson

University of Skövde

With News as With Games - Using game engagement as a model for engaging young readers in local news

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With News as With Games - Using game engagement as a model for engaging young readers in local news