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Gamification Expert Joey Lee Receives TCs Strage Prize

“Joey Lee, Assistant Professor of Communication, Computing and Technology in Education, is the recipient of the 2012 Strage Junior Faculty Prize. Created in 2009, the prize supports the production of a short video to highlight outstanding work by the recipient from the previous calendar year that best reflects innovative thinking in educational research and education.Lee’s design-based research projects seek to apply the principles of games to address some of the most important challenges of the 21st century, including the development of skills such as creativity, collaboration and problem-solving. He has created teaching games that challenge players to combat the dangers posed by climate change and create solutions to promote sustainability.”

via Gamification Expert Joey Lee Receives TCs Strage Prize | TC Media Center.

Educational/Real-World Impact Games Festival (NYC Columbia)

Educational/Real-World Impact Games Festival: Featuring Scholar’s Quest and over a dozen educational game projects
Theme: Can YOU make a difference with games?

Date: Wednesday, April 25
Location: 525 W 120 St., 1st Floor, Everett Lounge
Time: 4-8 pm
Stop by to play educational and real-world impact games designed by Columbia students and faculty
Opportunities to interact and get involved with game-based research projects
Enjoy free food and win prizes like a Kindle!
Please join us for the Teachers College Games Festival! Explore a variety of game designs and research projects about language learning, physical chemistry, nutrition, math, climate change, ethics and more.  Games include digital, non-digital, mobile and real-world action games.   Special guests include Bernard Yee, Bungie Game Developer and Adjunct Professor of Game Production and Design.

Sponsored by the Games Research Lab / Communication, Computing and Technology in Education Program and Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology.

Please contact Joey J. Lee (jl3471@tc.columbia.edu) if you have any questions.