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TOMSK, Jan 4 –
RIA Tomsk. Tomsk State University to open
the first cyberclassroom within the framework of the National Association of
University ESports (NAUKA consortium); it will host eSports tournaments and
scientific research on the impact of computer games on human cognitive
abilities, Director of the TSU Center for Applied Big Data Analysis Vyacheslav
Earlier it was
reported that eSports is part of a new direction of socio-humanitarian
engineering at TSU within the framework of the Priority 2030 program. The
university is studying eSports in three aspects - as a sport, as a tool to
influence cognitive abilities, and as an element of impact on a person's
cyberclassroom is a teaching lab where we will be running eSports tournaments,
observing students and collecting data: how they play, how they behave and
interact with other players. The class will be opened on the Day of Russian
Science (celebrated on February 8, - Ed.)," Goiko said.
cyberclassroom will be equipped with 29 state-of-the-art computers, he said. It
will be the first one in the network of cyberclassrooms of the NAUKA
consortium, which was established in 2021 on the initiative of TSU and united
more than 62 Russian universities. In the future, other classes will be created
where university scientists will be able to study the impact of games on
students' cognitive abilities, which in the future will make it possible to
develop programs for the gamification of modern education.
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will also be held here, but we don't have the goal of training a gigantic
number of eSports athletes - we want to better prepare regular students. And
games are a tool that, with the right approach, allows you to develop the
brain," the agency's interlocutor said.
Earlier it was
reported that the development of eSports is one of the priority research areas
of TSU in the study of the impact of computer games on social and personal
skills. In cooperation with other universities, TSU plans to create computer
games to develop cognitive abilities.