Overview and Conference Program.


APRIL 6th 4400 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC

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Overview

Join us in Washington DC on April 6th 2019 to explore the latest educational uses of games in libraries and be part of the movement of librarians integrating games into library programs. We’re bringing librarians, administrators, game designers, and educators together to showcase examples of innovative uses of games to enhance learning and programming in school, public, and academic libraries.

The American University Game Lab and FableVision will be hosting the Libraries, Games, and Play Conference on April 6th with an accompanying Showcase of innovative programs.

Program


Day 1 – Conference

Time Activity
9:00 AM Arrival/Coffee with danish and bagels
9:45 AM Welcome
10:00 AM Keynote – Lindsay Grace, Knight Chair of Interactive Media, University of Miami
11:00 AM Concurrent Sessions

– Getting Started with Gaming (moderator: Jennifer Boudrye)

– Lo-fi, Hi-Tech, Super Fun, Is is Possible? (moderator: Chloe Varelidi)

– Teaching Game Design in Libraries (moderator: Lindsay Grace)

12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Concurrent Sessions and Workshops

– Integrating Games and Pedagogy (moderator: Chris Harris)

– Curating a College Library Game Collection (moderator: Derrick Jefferson)

– Social Emotional Learning and Games (moderator: Thomas Knowlton)

– Media Literacy Games and Modding (moderator: Bob Hone)

3:45 PM Closing Keynote – Paul Reynolds, children’s author (FableVision)
4:30 PM Book Signing by Paul Reynolds

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