University of Applied Sciences Ruhr West (Bottrop, Germany)

Hochschule Ruhr West - University of Applied Sciences is a public STEM-university (https://en.hochschule-ruhr-west.de/). Research of the Department of Computer Science and Research Institute of Positive Computing, located in Bottrop (Germany), has a strong practical and interdisciplinary approach in designing technology to serve human potential and psychological flourishing.

Tasks in Courage: Project Coordination, WP1 Design of Educational and Gamification strategies (lead), WP2 AI Techniques and Components, WP3 Game Development and Integrations, WP4 Pilot Implementation and Evaluation, WP5 Dissemination

 

L'Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche - CNR-ITD (Palermo, Italy)

The Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche (ITD) is one of the research institutes of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) (https://www.itd.cnr.it/). The institute is devoted to the study of educational innovation brought about through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The main areas of reference for the Institute's research work are the cognitive sciences, computer science and the pedagogy of the various disciplines.

Tasks in Courage: WP4 Pilot Implementation and Evaluation (lead), WP1 Design of Educational and Gamification strategies. WP2 AI Techniques and Components, WP3 Game Development and Integrations, WP5 Dissemination

 

University of Essex (Colchester, UK)

The University of Essex (https://www.essex.ac.uk/) has a long tradition in research into Artificial Intelligence. This goes back to the early data of the University. Some of the particular strengths include reinforcement learning, cognitive models and natural language engineering. We have a track record of transferring our knowledge into practical applications through joint projects with industry and other organisations.

Tasks in Courage: WP2 AI Techniques and Components (lead), WP1 Design of Educational and Gamification strategies, WP3 Game Development and Integrations, WP5 Dissemination

 

Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain)

UPF participates through the Interactive and Distributed Technologies for Education group (TIDE). The TIDE group (https://www.upf.edu/es/web/tide) (Interactive & Distributed Technologies for Education) is part of the Engineering School of Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Universitat Pompeu Fabra is a public university in Barcelona, founded in 1990, that stands out for its quality in teaching, research, and international outreach.

Tasks in Courage: WP5 Dissemination (lead), WP1 Design of Educational and Gamification strategies,  WP2 AI Techniques and Components,WP3 Game Development and Integrations, WP4 Pilot Implementation and Evaluation

 

University of Regensburg (Regensburg, Germany)

The Institute for Information and Media, Language and Culture (I:IMSK) at the University of Regensburg (https://www.uni-regensburg.de/) provides an interdisciplinary basis for performing research in diverse aspects of information behaviour, which represents the overarching research focus of our institute. Of particular interest in this respect is the interface between the user and an information system.


Tasks in Courage: WP2 AI Techniques and Components (working with Essex), WP5 Dissemination

 

Rhein-Ruhr Institute (RIAS), (Duisburg, Germany)

RIAS (http://rias-institute.de/) e.V. is a private, non-profit research organization with a principal focus on fostering technology-supported innovation and competence development especially through technology supported learning.

Tasks in Courage: WP3 Game Development and Integrations (lead),WP1 Design of Educational and Gamification strategies, WP2 AI Techniques and Components, WP4 Pilot Implementation and Evaluation, WP5 Dissemination