2012 Quello Lecture: Designing and Researching Games for Impact: National Challenges, Local Initiatives

Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Location: 
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Lincoln Room, 55 South Harrison Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48824

THE JAMES H. AND MARY B. QUELLO CENTER FOR TELECOMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT & LAW AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Cordially Invites You To Attend The 2012 Quello Lecture Featuring

CONSTANCE STEINKUEHLER

Former Senior Policy Analyst at the White House Office of Science & Technology
Associate Professor in Digital Media, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and co-director of Games+Learning+Society (GLS) Center

“Designing and Researching Games for Impact:
National Challenges, Local Initiatives”

6:00pm - 7:00pm: Lecture
7:00pm - 7:45pm: Reception

Reply to the attention of Joy Mulvaney via quello@msu.edu, or phone (517-432-8001) by Thursday, October 11, 2012

 

CONSTANCE STEINKUEHLERBIO

Constance Steinkuehler is an Associate Professor in Digital Media at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and co-directs the Games+Learning+Society (GLS) Center. Her research is on cognition and learning in commercial entertainment games and games for impact. In 2011-2012, she served as senior policy analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) where she advised on national initiatives related to games for impact. Current interests include assessment and learning analytics in areas such as collective problem solving, digital & print literacy, informal scientific reasoning, and pop cosmopolitanism. Her work has been funded by the MacArthur Foundation and the National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation. In 2009, she helped author, as one of nine committee members, the National Academies of Science report entitled Learning Science: Computer Games, Simulations, and Education and in 2011 she edited the volume Games, Learning, and Society: Learning and Meaning in the Digital Age in the Cambridge University Press series “Learning by Doing.”

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