Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, Can 42 US, a free coding school run by a French billionaire, actually work?, on the site Transformative Games 2 weeks, 2 days ago
FREMONT, Calif.—As you read these words, hundreds of students are hunched over iMacs in a massive computer lab. Most of them have little, if any, programming experience, and they haven’t paid a cent to get her […]
Albert Einstein wrote, “Play is the highest form of research.” In Play, a one-day conference, explores play as the principle of innovation and experimentation that underwrites gaming, performance, and other cultural, social, and aesthetic activities. Key questions In Play poses include: How can the study of computer gaming, in line with stu…[Read more]
Robert O. Duncan edited the blog post Revolutionary Learning Conference–Register By Next Tuesday 7/5 in the group CUNY Games Network: 2 months ago
Dear CUNY friends,
The CUNY Games Network is teaming up with Excelsior College to bring you another Games Conference this August, and if you register by Tuesday July 5th, all CUNY members can attend for only $150. But you must register by next Tuesday night. See the full announcement below.
The CUNY Games Network Direc…[Read more]
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, CUNY Games Network Presenting at Revolutionary Learning, on the site Transformative Games 2 months ago
The CUNY Games Network will be presenting several workshops at Revolutionary Learning in August 2016.
CUNY/SUNY faculty and staff receive a 60% registration discount! Simply go […]
“We’ll restore science to its rightful place.
President Obama’s Inaugural Address, 2009
On January 20, 2009, President Obama issued a simple and powerful pledge: to restore science to its rightful place […]
Ian Hamilton posted a very nice short list of presentations that address accessibility on May 19th’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Please see the source article at his blog on Gamasutra.com
Build a Better Reality through VR
VR for Good is a program where philanthropic, socially beneficial projects take off! Take part in our education initiatives, development of cause-focused 360 content, […]
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, Unity Launches a Series of ‘Women in Gaming’ Workshops, on the site Transformative Games 3 months, 2 weeks ago
We have some exciting news to share! While talking internally about programs that would empower women and encourage participation in the greater gaming community, we realized we needed to think big, because it […]
Women have been behind almost every major technological advancement of the 20th and 21st century, and have rarely gained proper recognition. We want to change that.We want to foster the next class of diverse […]
In 1997, LACUNY’s Urban Academic Librarian Task Force was considering several possible new names for UAL that had been suggested by the membership. One suggestion was Metropolitan Library Studies (MLS).
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new blog post CUNY Games Fest Presenters Kickstarting Digital Boardgame in the group CUNY Games Network: 4 months 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 […]
2016 National STEM Video Game Challenge
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, E […]
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, Science Education Is Woefully Uncreative. That Has to Change | WIRED, on the site Transformative Games 5 months ago
Source: Science Education Is Woefully Uncreative. That Has to Change | WIRED
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, GAMES DUE APRIL 30! — Games for Change Student Challenge, on the site Transformative Games 5 months, 1 week ago
Games must be submitted by April 30, 2016, at 11:59 PM.
You must submit your game using the submission form. Click the button above to access the form.
Games that don’t meet eligibility requirements wo […]
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, Let’s Stop Requiring Advanced Math, A New Book Argues, on the site Transformative Games 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Hear that change jingling in my pocket? Good. I have two little questions for you.
I have a quarter, a dime and a nickel. How much money DO I have?
I have three coins. How much money COULD I […]
Don’t mess with me, I’m a Game Designer. This is a mantra I like to keep in my vernacular to embrace the challenges I might face personally, professionally, politically, creatively, and any other facets that […]
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, The Comeback: Why Warren Spector is making games again, on the site Transformative Games 6 months, 1 week ago
After nearly three years as a full-time educator, veteran game designer Warren Spector is itching to make games again.
That’s a sentiment most developers can empathize with: the innate urge to sit d […]
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, Go! The story of Artificial Intelligence versus the popular board game, on the site Transformative Games 6 months, 1 week ago
Go is an ancient Chinese board game, often viewed as the game computers could never play. Now researchers from Google-owned company DeepMind have proven the naysayers wrong, creating an artificial intelligence – […]
Robert O. Duncan wrote a new post, The New York Public Library Hopes You’ll Make Video Games, on the site Transformative Games 6 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 G […]
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