Pelillisyys, gameful and playful learning, designing
As a teacher Mr Lounaskorpi (born 1958) has excellent vision of implementation of ICT in education. His social skills and competences are excellent. He has been responsible in orchestrating, innovating, designing and implementing web-based learning projects and HRD systems and solutions, electronic performance support systems, learning material databases. He is well connected in several contents, educational, administrational and HEI levels. He has also wide range of connections in his private life in sports and cultural areas. Planning and orchestrating distance education systems and their business: Mr Lounaskorpi has worked a number of years in different distance education projects in different capacities. He has been designing distance education systems for various environments, writing distance education materials, training distance educators at different universities and companies (in Finland, the Netherlands, England, Portugal and Hungary) as well as training international organizations and also writing tutoring and student support guides. Consultancy of learning applications and solutions: Mr Lounaskorpi has been consulting a wide number of Finnish and international companies and organizations in the design of their learning, information and performance systems. He has worked in this sector, among others, for projects at Central Finland’s educational system (secondary level) and the Finnish Tax Admistration. Mr Lounaskorpi has been training and in-service training ICT users (specially teachers) since 1990. He has excellent skills to support and train the usage of ICT. Mr Lounaskorpi has more than 10 years experience in project managing. He has completed more than 20 projects and has had several workers in these projects. Main part of these projects have been connected with e-learning, blended learning or web based learning. Now Mr Lounaskorpi is working in a project, which is implementing e-learning, -training and b-learning systems to National Customs Agency of Romania. In this project the peer production method was used and after the piloting phase, more than 1000 online students have started their studies. The pilot project for The European Foundation for Quality in eLearning (EFQUEL) QMPP -project in Finland. (QMPP –project, Quality Management in Peer Production in e-learning). The development processes are using the social media tools and that way developing new methods of content creation. He is also researcher in creating digital literacy criteria, measurement and questionnaire at cognitive, social and communicative areas and in EU commissions project called “The Report On Assessment criteria for media literacy levels”. The aim of the project is to create a tool to measure both media literacy and digital literacy skills for the use of member countries.