VoiceThread and Game Based Learning

When: November 18, 2015 7:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)

Are you interested in game–based learning? Then come play games with us during our November workshop! Whether you teach graduate students or kindergarteners, you will learn some fundamentals of educational game design that will improve engagement and retention with your students.

This workshop is facilitated by instructional designer George Haines and features guest presenter Dr. Tamara Powell from Kennesaw State University.

In this workshop, we will:

  • Showcase a variety of games you can create with VoiceThread
  • Learn the fundamentals of educational game design
  • Brainstorm other ways to begin game–based learning
  • Learn about “Correct or Scooped”, a VoiceThread game created by guest presenter Tamara Powell
  • Play games

Participants will also have pre-workshop access to an exclusive VoiceThread interview with Greg Toppo, the author of The Game Believes in You.