I am currently focusing on projects related to gamification. game studies and interaction design in virtual reality. I also teach Game Design Theory to final year undergraduate students. Topics like gamification, games in education and serious games also interest met.
Specialties: Research in game design theory, creative use of game design theory (entertainment), Alternate Reality Games, Games and Education, Serious Games, Gamification.
De Beer, K. & Holmner, M., 2013. THE DESIGN OF AN ALTERNATE REALITY GAME AS CAPSTONE COURSE IN A MULTIMEDIA POST-GRADUATE DEGREE. Proceedings of the IATUL Conferences. Available at: /docs.lib.purdue.edu/iatul/2013/papers/30
17 September 2013
UNISA Library Technology Showcase 2013
Presentation: Games: More than just fun
Gamification and Education. Presented at UP SCITAL Forum for the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (2014)
Gamification and education. Presented at CSIR Hybrid teaching and learning conference (2015)
Junior Lecturer at Department of Information Science
Package coordinator for B.IS Multimedia and BIS Multimedia (Hons)
Mentor to 3 groups of student who were finalists at Imagine Cup SA 2011
Mentor to the group who won 1st prize at Imagine Cup SA 2011
Mentor to 3 groups of students who were finalists at Imagine Cup SA 2012
Mentor to 2 groups of students who were finalists at Imagine Cup SA 2014