Friday, July 10 • 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Value of Games in Education
John Romero

Many agree that the future of education is digital – to move textbooks from the frontline as a teaching instrument and to bring connected devices to the fore. Many also agree that there’s no better way to keep kids’ attention than to give them a fun game to play. Combine games, connected devices, and education, and you have the future. In this talk, John Romero reveals the interesting and surprising six-year arc of an educational MMO turned iOS app and talks about this crucial intersection, ways to make it work, and provides examples of how it’s presently working.

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John Romero

John Romero is an award-winning game designer, programmer and artist whose work spans over 130 games, 107 of which have been published commercially, including the iconic works Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM and Quake. Romero has worked in the mobile, core, mid-core, casual, social and MMO space.Romero... Read More →

Friday July 10, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
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