Visiting speaker explores how games relate to life
Date of Event: March 21, 2011
Posted: March 14, 2011
Denison University’s Department of Communication presents speaker Sean Duncan at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 21, in the auditorium of Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). The lecture is “Why study games and learning?” The event is free and open to the public.
Duncan, who is the Armstrong Professor in the School of Education, Health, and Society at Miami University, will discuss how the field of games and learning has evolved and grown from a small concern to a driver of educational reform. He also will examine how engaging with gaming culture is important for understanding both education and digital media, and how gaming may foster skills needed for civic life and work environments.
CALENDAR LISTNG, Denison University, Granville — Lecture: “Why study games and learning?” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 21, in the auditorium of Higley Hall (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to public. For more information e-mail Erin Copple Smith or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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