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We connect educators from every campus and discipline at CUNY who are interested in games, simulations, and other forms of interactive teaching. We seek to facilitate the pedagogical uses of both digital and non-digital games, improve student success, and encourage research and scholarship in the developing field of games-based learning.
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Robert O. Duncan wrote a new blog post CUNY Games Fest Presenters Kickstarting Digital Boardgame in the group CUNY Games Network: 1 week ago
For those who attended January’s CUNY Games Festival, you might have met some of the members of Studio Wumpus, who have launched their new digital board game on Kickstarter.
Sumer is a strategy-based game that […]
Level up from video game player to video game designer!
Inspired by President Obama’s Educate to Innovate Campaign to promote a renewed focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education, the N […]
Michelle Fraboni started the topic Symposium at Queens College: Michelle Miller, April 14 in the forum CUNY Games Network 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Our next speaker in our series of talks about teaching and learning online will be <a href="http://tiny.cc/5d5oay">Michelle Miller</a>, author of <a href="http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674368248">Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology</a>. Dr. Miller’s talk, Building Learning with Technology: Connections that M…[Read more]
Revolutionary Learning 2016 will Bring Together Leaders from Higher Education, K-12, Government, and the Nonprofit and Corporate World to Showcase Game-Based Innovation that Transform Learning in an Effort to Help […]
Carlos Guevara started the topic Job Opening at Hostos: Academic Technology Specialist in the forum CUNY Games Network 2 months, 1 week ago
Please share with your networks this Academic Technology Specialist job opening at Hostos: https://www.rfcuny.org/careers/postings?pvnID=HO-1602-000984
I appreciate your help spreading the word to potential candidates.
PS. Apologies for the cross-posting
Rose Deng wrote a new blog post THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY HOPES YOU’LL MAKE VIDEO GAMES in the group CUNY Games Network: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Mauricio Giraldo, a designer in the New York Public Library Labs, made a video game using some of the library’s own collections of public domain materials, and the institution is hoping you’ll follow.
In Gir […]
Excelsior College CUNY Games Festival 3.0: New Voices and Practical Strategies in Game- based Learning for Higher Education
By David Seelow, PhD.
A couple of weeks ago I had the good fortune of attending […]
We’ve just posted the schedule for our 3rd annual CUNY Games Festival, a conference of game-based learning in higher education! Head on over to the conference website to see our terrific lineup this year of interactive presentations, short talks, posters, and game demos.
The CUNY Games Festival is a one day conference to promote and discuss game-based pedagogies in higher education. We aim to bring together all stakeholders in the field: faculty, researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, and game designers. Both CUNY and non-CUNY participation is welcome.
The 2nd Annual CUNY Games Festival took place in…[Read more]
The CUNY Games Network is excited to announce the 3rd annual CUNY Games Festival to be held on January 22, 2016 at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan.
The CUNY Games Festival 3.0 is an exciting one-day conference to promote and discuss games, simulations, and other forms of interactive teaching in higher education. Last year, the first CUNY…[Read more]
Robert O. Duncan edited the blog post CUNY Games Fest: Last Chance for Early Registration in the group CUNY Games Network: 3 months ago
The deadline for registration for the 3rd annual CUNY Games Festival is approaching.
Don’t forget to take advantage of our early registration discount ending Dec 1st, 2015 at midnight. All prices will increase by $10 after the early registration deadline.
To register, simply head over to the registration page on the CUNY Games Festival web site.
Time is running out to register for the CUNY Games Festival, a conference of game-based learning in higher education scheduled for Friday, January 22 at the CUNY Graduate Center! We still have some tickets remaining for the conference — if you haven’t yet registered do it today!
We’ve shoveled out our sidewalks here in NYC after last weekend’s blizzard, and are happy to share the Storify of tweets from the super-successful (and fun) 3rd annual CUNY Games Festival!
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Only a few more weeks until the 3rd annual CUNY Games Festival conference of game-based learning in higher education comes to the CUNY Graduate Center! We have two days of exciting events this year: the conference […]
Maura A. Smale edited the blog post Don’t Forget to Submit a Proposal to the CUNY Games Festival! in the group CUNY Games Network: 4 months ago
Proposals are now being accepted for the 3rd annual CUNY Games Festival, a conference of game-based learning in higher education to be held at the CUNY Graduate Center on January 22, 2016!
Image by Kate Ter Haar.
Many thanks to all who submitted proposals for our third annual CUNY Games Festival conference of game-based learning in higher education! We received lots of terrific proposals and our conference planning committee is reviewing them now. We’ll have the conference schedule posted soon — watch this space and the conference website for…[Read more]
I just got wind of an interesting event happening at The New School here in NYC tomorrow, September 26th, from 4-6pm. From the New School website:
Shifter magazine, in collaboration with writer Avi Alpert, is leading a series of public discussions, each concentrated on unraveling a keyword – a term that carries with it both a sense of urgency a…
Rose Deng edited the blog post Board game pieces found in settlement built on Roman military fort in the group CUNY Games Network: 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Dice design has changed very little since Roman times. Researchers found a gaming piece and die during excavations of the Roman settlement. The remnants of ancient water wells, pearls and hairpins are proof that a group of villagers set up a settlement on top of a military fort in ancient Roman times.
About 1,900 years ago, a group of…[Read more]
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