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Tuesday, August 16 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
Make My Game

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Make My Game! – This is the new, experimental session of the year. You suggest the topic, audience, setting, and any other important details or constraints, and a group of random ARISers to jam on it for an hour. We all can learn about the design process, and about synthesizing what we think we know about the subject area, AR, and ARIS, learning much more along the way.

This time, we will be following a suggestion set by ARIS vetran Craig Brumwell, relating to some themes in history he's interested in teaching. Chris H will facilitate.

Though Poppies Grow is a is a 4 episode history game where middle and secondary school students on educational tours to Europe use ARIS and Siftr to learn about the First World War. The first episode on local recruitment has two authoring challenges: a physical examination puzzle and a marching activity using ARIS factories. Join us in this one-hour mini-jam to see what different approaches to these problems emerge.

 

Speakers
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Craig Brumwell

Masters of Ed Tech Student, University of British Columbia
Craig is a social studies and physical education teacher from Vancouver, Canada where he is also completing a Masters of Educational Technology at the University of British Columbia. His focus is on situated learning, mobile gaming for education and Constructivist strategies for e-learning.
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Chris Holden

Associate Professor, University of New Mexico
Christopher Holden is an Associate Professor at the Honors College of the University of New Mexico. His PhD is in number theory, but his current research focuses on place based game design for learning. He has been doing this since 2006, originally using MIT’s Outdoor AR Engine. He was the first outside user of ARIS; in 2009 he and Julie Sykes produced and used Mentira, a murder mystery for Spanish language students at UNM. Shortly... Read More →


Tuesday August 16, 2016 11:15am - 12:15pm
Agriculture (Side 1) - Union South

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