Ritsumeikan high school coding camp

Camp with Finnish students

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Who
40 Japanese high school students with their teachers + 10 Finnish high school students

When
4.3. – 8.3.2019 (during Finnish winter holiday week)

Where
Game Campus, Oulu, Finland

What
Robotics camp
Teams of 5 people (4 Japanese and 1 Finnish in each team)
Teams worked hands-on with
Robotics
Programming
Electronics
Product design.

Teams designed and programmed a puzzle for an escape room using either a micro;bit-microcontroller or a Lego-robot. Also a selection of electrical equipment was available to be used. Short introduction to all of the devices was provided in the beginning and there were 4 teacher available to assist during the week.

Team work allowed participants to practise their english and collaboration skills. Also teams had to give presentations about their projects everyday.

Besides teamwork the participants visited game making teams in Oulu University of Applied Sciences Game Lab and attended a lecture about the game industry. Also some of the participants attended a Unity workshop.

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