Wednesday, August 1 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ignite Talks

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Ignite talks are radically different from traditional conference talks. You will be dazzled by humor, wit, energy and inspiration packed into one powerful five-minute talk.

Ignite Talks will be hosted by Sam Dyson.

GGJNext: A Global Game Jam for Children
Matthew Farber

David Preston

Sparking A Revolution in Teacher Education: The Birth of the CLinTE (Connected Learning in Teacher Education) Network
Kira Baker-Doyle

Rising Tide: Six Design Studios and What Makes Them Good

Barbara Chamberlin

Queering Up Games Through an Inclusive Game Design Workshop
Jeremy Dietmeier

Data Science Education: A Gateway to Connected Learning
Chad Dorsey

The Hero of Your Own Story: A Crash Course In Live Action Roleplaying Games for Educators
Caitlin Feeley

The Future of Immersive Storytelling: The Birth of a New Medium
Maya Georgieva

The Rise of Monitorial Citizenship
Erhardt Graeff

Affinitive PIES in Overwatch: Collaborative Knowledge Building in Beyond-game Culture
Yu Jung Han

Connected Learning Environments
Mirek Hancl

Make,Design,Compose: A Cautionary Tale
Kim Jaxon

Hacking Our Perception: MERGE-ing The Physical And Digital
Jeremy Kenisky

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Kira J Baker-Doyle

Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago
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Barbara Chamberlin

Professor, New Mexico State University
Barbara Chamberlin directs game and media development at New Mexico State University’s Learning Games Lab. The production team works on a variety of content and audiences, most recently completing Math Snacks games for mid school learners (mathsnacks.org). Dr. Chamberlin also conducts... Read More →
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Jeremy Dietmeier

University of Iowa
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Chad Dorsey

CEO/President, Concord Consortium
Chad Dorsey is President and CEO of the Concord Consortium, which has been an innovation leader in researching and developing STEM educational technology for the past twenty years. Chad's experience ranges across the fields of science, education, and technology. In addition to overseeing... Read More →
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Dr. Matthew Farber

Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado
Matthew Farber, Ed.D., is an assistant professor of educational technology at the University of Northern Colorado, where he founded the Gaming SEL Lab. He has been invited to the White House, authored several books and papers, and is a frequent collaborator with UNESCO MGIEP and Games... Read More →
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Caitlin Feeley

Educational Game Designer, MIT
Caitlin is a designer of award winning educational games. Her projects have included "Vanished," a transmedia science mystery game/event co-developed with the Smithsonian, as well as the financial literacy games “Farm Blitz,” “Bite Club,” and "Con 'Em if You Can" with Fablevision... Read More →
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Maya Georgieva

Director, Digital Learning, The New School
Co-Founder of Digital Bodies https://www.digitalbodies.net
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Erhardt Graeff

Assistant Professor, Olin College of Engineering

Yu Jung Han

Ph.D. Student, University of Rochester
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Mirek Hancl

Universität Osnabrück
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Kim Jaxon

Associate Professor, English, CSU, Chico
I'm an associate professor of English (Composition & Literacy) at California State University, Chico. My research interests focus on literacies, particularly digital literacies, the teaching of writing, course design, and teacher education.
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David Preston

Teacher, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District
After careers in management consulting & higher education, I began teaching H.S. courses in 2004. Over time I developed strategies & practices that have become known as Open Source Learning. I look forward to meeting CLS educators, researchers, developers, & entrepreneurs who want... Read More →

Wednesday August 1, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
Media Lab - Multi-purpose Room, 6th Floor, Building E14 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA