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Tuesday, August 1 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mini-Talk Series - Highlights from the Latest Game-Based Learning Research

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There is no lack of evidence for game-based learning, but important studies can often be overlooked. This series will offer highlights from researchers studying key aspects of games in the classroom and at home. Learn from reports about teachers’ perceptions of digital games, data capture through gameplay, principles for educational game development and video gaming as part of family routines. Researchers will answer questions from the audience to help apply their findings to specific challenges.

Moderators
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Karen Schrier

Assistant Professor/Director of Games, Marist College
Karen Schrier is a full-time faculty member and Director of the Games program at Marist College. Prior to Marist, she spent over a decade producing media at places such as Scholastic, Nickelodeon and BrainPOP. She is the editor of the book series, Learning, Education & Games, pub... Read More →

Speakers
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Yun-Jo An

Associate Professor, University of West Georgia
Yun-Jo An is an Associate Professor of Instructional Technology in the Department of Educational Technology and Foundations at the University of West Georgia. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University Bloomington (IUB). He... Read More →
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Jennifer Dalsen

Gear Learning, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Jennifer Dalsen is a doctoral student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her research focuses on the development of scientific language and argumentation through gameplay. She aims to capture student learning through multiple channels, including discourse and clickstream da... Read More →
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Jennifer Miller

Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jennifer L. Miller is an assistant professor and director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on language development and her articles have appeared in journals including Infancy, Infant Behavior &... Read More →
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Sinem Siyahhan

Assistant Professor, California State University
Sinem Siyahhan is an Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences and Educational Technology, and the Director of the Game Design Program at California State University San Marcos. She is also the owner of the Play2Connect LLC, a company that designs games and game-based experiences... Read More →


Tuesday August 1, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Room 105