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Every Summer Has a Story: Taking Lessons from Learning with Video Game Design into the Classroom

They say that every summer has a story, and now at the end of my experience teaching for the Gamestar Mechanic Online Learning Program, it’s time for my students’ stories to come to an end. But it’s wonderful to realize that for many of them getting more interested and involved with game design, this is […]

Kids as Game Designers: Fostering Creativity and Thoughtfulness with Online Learning

Much of what we hear when people talk about games for learning may be behind the potential of video games to teach traditional content, but there’s also a very exciting, and increasingly popular trend in education of kids as game designers. But what do we really mean when we say kids as designers? What skills and perspectives […]

From the Virtual Teaching Frontlines: Game Design Summer Program

As a graduate student studying games for learning, and a general geek extraordinaire, I’ve been given the unique opportunity this summer to teach a new online program for kids who want to learn how to design video games. E-Line Media, a Cooney Center partner in the National STEM Video Game Challenge, and the creator of the game-building […]

Emerging Technologies Symposium

The Emerging Technologies Symposium is focused on technologies designed to improve online teaching and learning. Its discussions revolve around creative uses and new tools to increase effective learning experiences. Anyone involved in or interested in the potentials of online learning is encouraged to attend. For more information please visit http://sloanconsortium.org/conference/2012/et4online/welcome