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I'm an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences at City University of New York, with joint appointments in Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuroscience. I also have an appointment as a Visiting Scholar at New York University. My research interests include cognitive neuroscience, functional magnetic resonance imaging, glaucoma, neurodegenerative disorders, attention, learning, memory, educational technology, pedagogy, and developing games for education.

Save the date! CUNY Games Conference 8.0 this JAN 27-28, 2022

The CUNY Games Network of the City University of New York is excited to announce The CUNY Games Conference 8.0, to be held fully online January 27 & 28th, 2022.

The conference will consist of idea exchange sessions held in breakout rooms and a handful of organizer-led workshops. The sessions will discuss interactive learning techniques, playful learning, design challenges, with a likely focus on how to adapt our best in-person activities for the online classroom. Therefore, no attendees will need to prepare a presentation—just be ready to listen and contribute your unique knowledge! On Day 2 we will likely reserve to play together online tabletop and digital games and debrief their learning potential.

The CUNY Games Network promotes game-based pedagogies in higher education, focusing particularly on non-digital learning activities faculty can use in the classroom every day. We aim to bring together all stakeholders: faculty, researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, and game designers. Both CUNY and non-CUNY participation is welcome—and completely free of charge.

Stay tuned for our schedule and more information.

https://games.commons.gc.cuny.edu/cgc2022/

Episode 6 of the CUNY Games Network Vlog (Carolyn Stallard)

Ramp up for the CUNY Games Conference next week by joining us for episode six of the CUNY Games Network Gamecasting Video Blog! In this episode, Robert Duncan interviews Carolyn Stallard about how she infuses game-based learning into the music classroom, music as a game, and being creative in the classroom.

Carolyn Stallard, a doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center, is one of the newest members of the CUNY Games Network. As a grad student, Carolyn has already been integrating game-based learning into her classroom, and she has many great ideas for beginners and experts alike. Her research interests include music and deafness, music and video games, sea chanteys, the vibraphone (past and present), jazz history, and music education. Carolyn is also active as a freelance percussionist, music educator, event planner, and athlete.

Watch the episode here