Pelillisyys, gameful and playful learning, designing
Timo Lainema Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in Information Systems Science at the Turku School of Economics (TSE), Turku, Finland. He holds a Ph.D. and a master degree in economics and business administration from TSE with an emphasis on Information Management. His Ph.D. thesis focused on the use of business simulation games in business process education. His research interests are learning through simulation gaming, flow in games, knowledge sharing in virtual working contexts, and decision making in time intensive environments. He is especially interested in modern conceptions of learning and how they relate to computer-based education, and holds an Adjunct Professorship in Education. He has participated in several projects related to innovative use of IT in management education. He has published articles in Computers and Education, Simulation & Gaming, the Journal of Information Technology Education, Journal of Research on Technology in Education, and the Journal of Interactive Learning Research, the International Journal of Advanced Technology for Learning on Games-Based Learning.