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A funded research masters opportunity has arisen in IT Carlow’s GameCORE research centre to study ‘The Effect of Game Elements on Student Engagement’.

The scholarship, funded by the IOTI (http://www.ioti.ie/rdi) comprises a maintenance grant of €10,000 p.a., a consumables/materials budget of €2,000, and tuition fees.

The project builds on existing work in applying game elements to courses in IT Carlow that will make learning more engaging for students.

Applications are encouraged from graduates of courses in design related disciplines (such as Product/Industrial Design, Interaction Design, or Visual Communication) or from computing related disciplines (such as Computer Science or Computer Games Development).

Applications should consist of a curriculum vita and a short covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the position.

For enquiries or to apply, contact daire.obroin@itcarlow.ie or mary.yates@itcarlow.ie

Deadline for applications is Friday 16th January, 2014.

See also http://www.itcarlow.ie/research/research-vacancies.htm