Workshop: Seek, Find, Strategize – Developing the Future of Educational Games

Mary Rasley, Professor, Computer Information Systems, Lehigh Carbon Community College, PA
Rocio Rayo, Research Assistant, Game-Framed Math and Science, Hostos Community College, NY
Rees Shad, Chair, Humanities Department, Hostos Community College, NY
Steven Weitz, Assistant Professor of Media Arts, Lehigh Carbon Community College, PA

This session will involve a discussion between and with two teams promoting the use of games in education. Professors from Lehigh Carbon Community College will present their work with the “Edugaming Framework,” which they have developed to provide a simple model for educators to use in creating engaging educational games where practice and exploration encourage learning. Professors from Hostos Community College will present on the “Game-Framed Math and Science Initiative” exhibiting a number of games that they have developed to augment remedial math and science courses, as well as their technique for developing games with students that serve as study aids.The session will culminate in a workshop examining common quiz-based games and improving them.This will help attendees to recognize valuable tools and strategies for the use of games and game design in education.

American Association of Community Colleges