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[Livestream] Games and the Curriculum: Towards a New Educational Model

May 17, 2013 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Excelsior College
7 Columbia Cir, Albany, NY 12203 United States

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Games and the Curriculum: Towards a New Educational Model" is the second annual Excelsior College symposium addressing the role of games in education. The event will be livestreamed for free to those who register at http://ecgaming.eventbrite.com.

How can what we learn from games improve student persistence, retention, and success? How can games and gamification help transform curriculum and lead to greater student engagement and better learning outcomes?

Please join our LinkedIn group, Gaming in Education (Excelsior College) to network with our panelists and other educational tech experts leading up to the event, ask questions and share best practices. The topics discussed within the group will guide the symposium discussion on May 17.

Twitter hashtag: #ECgaming

2013 panelists include:

• Lee Sheldon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Associate Professor & Co-Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Science Program

• Dr. Joey Lee, Columbia University Teacher’s College, Assistant Professor of Communication- Computing- Technology in Education

• Clark Aldrich, Clark Aldrich Designs LLC, Founder and Managing Partner, Author

• Dr. Jon Aleckson, Web Courseworks Ltd, Chief Executive Officer

• Dr. Tobi Saulnier, 1st Playable LLC, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

• Dr. Ben DeVane, University of Florida, Assistant Professor of Digital Arts and Sciences and Academic Affairs Coordinator at the Digital Worlds Institute

REGISTER: http://ecgaming.eventbrite.com/

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