August 5, 2014

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Announcing CUNY Games Festival 2015!

The CUNY Games Network of the City University of New York is excited to announce the second annual CUNY Games Festival to be held on January 16, 2015 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. The CUNY Games Festival 2.0 is a one day conference to promote and discuss game-based pedagogies in higher […]

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July 4, 2014

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Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee

“In the following conversation with Gee, we discuss literacy, systems thinking, education, socio-economic inequality, and, of course, video games.” Read more here… Games Can Advance Education: A Conversation With James Paul Gee | MindShift.

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July 2, 2014

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Launch of Higher Education Video Games Alliance

  “NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering announced today that Katherine Isbister , an associate professor of computer science, director of the school’s Game Innovation Lab, and a member of the faculty of the NYU Game Center of the Tisch School of the Arts, has become a founding member of the […]

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June 13, 2014

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Teachers College EdLab Covers the CUNY Games Festival!

It’s hard to believe that just a year ago we were starting to prepare for the first annual CUNY Games Festival conference of game-based learning in higher education. The good folks at Columbia University’s Teachers College EdLab’s New Learning Times interviewed us just before the conference, and the interview was published this week. Take a […]

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May 28, 2014

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CFP for NASAGA 2014 due June 1!

Cool conference alert! The call for proposals for the NASAGA 2014 Conference — to be held October 8-12 in Baltimore, Maryland — is closing soon. NASAGA is the North American Simulation and Gaming Association, and the conference will feature “workshops, posters, playful sessions and explorations of physical, digital and mixed reality games for learning.” There […]

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May 25, 2014

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CUNY Games Network @ Bronx EdTech Showcase

Members of the CUNY Games Network were delighted to participate in the recent Bronx EdTech Showcase. This daylong conference on May 9 sponsored by three CUNY colleges — Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College, and Lehman College — featured presentations and discussions on innovations in educational technology from across the university. Check out Joe Bisz […]

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April 2, 2014

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Teachers College Survey for Game Developers

Dear game developers and gamers,    The Games Research Lab at Teachers College, Columbia University, is trying to find out how the best game developers work in their field and make decisions related to game design.    We would appreciate your help/participation, which involves completing an online survey. The percentage scale at the bottom of each page indicates your progress through […]

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