Viktor Arity is PhD candidate and sessional academic in the School of Accounting, RMIT University. His research interests include designing and implementing serious (educational) games for business education.
Viktor’s expertise is with evaluating the simulation prototypes, particularly taking a user experience to evaluate. Viktor communicates well with students and has spent considerable time supporting academic staff in innovative course developments. Given this skill, he has received positive feedback from students and numerous teaching awards. These include:
• 2018 RMIT University Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Learning and Teaching (Casual Staff Member, Higher Education)
• 2018 KPMG Acclaimed Educator Award
• 2017 School of Accounting Certificate of Recognition
• 2017 School of Accounting Teaching Excellence Award: Innovative Course Award (Team Award)
• 2016 RMIT University Outstanding Sessional Teacher Commendation
• 2014; 2015; 2016 College of Business Teaching Excellence Recognition
Viktor is also an active contributor to learning and teaching in the School of Accounting and College of Business. He worked with Dr. Gillian Vesty on trial of the Kilgors simulation (www.Kilgors.com) – a Melbourne University and RMIT University Collaborative project. He trialled the digital balanced scorecard simulation in his class as the first academic at RMIT. He also actively supported early stage data collection and pilot testing of a more recent gamified accounting simulation – Lucro Island. Viktor also supported the roll out of this innovative teaching approach to other classes by creating video demonstrations and providing face to face consultations for other academics.