Building Games for Classroom Learning

NMCA Workshop

The NMC Academy is proud to offer NMCA Workshops as part of its catalog. NMCA Workshops may be held online or face-to-face. They are designed to be a full or half-day event. Registration for the workshop is required to earn credit.

This workshop is being held at an event:
2015 NMC Summer Conference
06/09/2015 - 06/11/2015
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center 5000 Seminary Road Alexandria, VA 22311
NMCA Workshop Schedule:
06/09/2015 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM EDT
Not available at this time

This three hour workshop will introduce educators to the history of games for education and learning, lead them through a discussion of basic game design principles, discuss the design and creation of games as an indication of mastery, and then break up into small groups to create a high-level game design concept and report back to the group at large.

Building Games for Classroom Learning

 Tuesday 9th of June 2015 01:00 PM — 04:00 PM EDT
Session Type Session Pathway Audience Skill
Preconference Workshop Creativity and Making  all  beginner


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Stephen Jacobs
Rochester Institute of Technology

Professor, interactive games and media Associate Director of the MAGIC Center Visiting Scholar, National Center for the History of Electronic Games Expert in: Consumer electronics Computing hardware and software DVDs Digital television Video game design and development Open Source Software development Credentials: MA in media studies, New School for Social Research Published over 250 articles on games, entertainment and personal technology Regular columnist for the magazines: Videomaker, Television Business International, TV 2.0 and the technology news web site CNET. His "What the Tech!" radio show, aired for three years on NPR, WXXI AM 1370