Stian Jessen

PhD student

+47 98049759
Visiting address
Klaus Torgårdsvei 3A, third floor
N-0372 Oslo
Postal address
Center for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research
Oslo University Hostipal HF Division of Medicine
Sogn Arena
Box 4950 Nydalen
N-0424 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Gameful designs
  • Participatory Design
  • Sociocultural theories of human cognition, Cultural historical activity theory (CHAT)

Current research project

Gamification mechanisms a tool for enhancing user activation, motivation and intervention effectiveness for patients with chronic illnesses

Previous research projects

ARK&APP, Department of Education, University of Oslo, Funded by The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training, 

Education and background

  • Master of Philosophy in Education (2013-2015), Faculty of Educational Science, University of Oslo, Norway. Dissertation: Papers, Screens and Genes – A Socio-Cultural Case Study of Group Work with Multiple Resources,
  • Bachelor of Pedagogics (2009-2013), Faculty of Educational Science, University of Oslo, Norway


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