“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.
July 2, 2014
“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 […]
June 13, 2014
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 […]
May 28, 2014
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 […]
May 25, 2014
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 […]
April 2, 2014
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 […]
April 2, 2014
Study With the Best: Geek Subculture Through the CUNY Lens – YouTube. Recently, CUNY TV requested to interview members of the CUNY Games Network. The segment below aired on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Fast-forward 22 minutes in to watch the part on the CUNY Games Network!