September 1, 2014


Citation Gaming

Last April I facilitated a workshop as part of the CUNY Library Information Literacy Advisory Committee’s (LILAC) spring program on library and information literacy instruction. My breakout was on using games for library and information literacy instruction, and we played a game I developed called Game On for Information Literacy to brainstorm a game called […]

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August 29, 2014


Free Online Gaming in Education Conference, Monday September 15th – Friday September 19th

“This conference offers a variety of perspectives, from educators and game developers to researchers and administrators. ” At  

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August 5, 2014


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


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


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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