An Academic Conversation on Games and Education with Barry Fishman

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Friday, January 29, 2016 - 10:00am
Sponsored by the School of Information and the new Center for Digital Society & Data Studies 
Barry Fishman is an "Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Learning Technologies" at the University of Michigan School of Information and School of Education. His research focuses on video games as models for learning environments, teacher learning and the role of technology in supporting teacher learning, and the development of usable, scalable, and sustainable learning innovations through design-based implementation research (DBIR), which he helped establish. He is the creator of GradeCraft, a game-inspired learning management system, and the principal investigator of the A-GAMES project studying the ways teachers employ video games to support formative assessment practices. 
Friday, January 29th, 2016
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Sabino Room, Student Union Memorial Center
Light refreshments to be served.