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Monday and Tuesday, March 18-19, 2019

Discover the most innovative and exciting ideas in game education in the Educators Summit. Learn best practices to bring back to your classrooms and experimental approaches that will advance the field for the next generation of students. Join educators from established game development programs and new game course creators for professional development and to explore challenges together.

Featured Educators Summit Sessions

Jams, Clubs, Shows and More: An Overview of Institutional Support for Game Students

Jose Zagal (University of Utah)

The Game of Grading: A Discussion of Grading and Assessment in Higher Ed Games Programs

Andrew Phelps (Rochester Institute of Technology), Lindsay Grace (Miami University), Mia Consalvo (Concordia University), Roger Altizer (University of Utah)

Stone Soup: Procedurally Mixing Student Projects to Teach Flexible System Design

AP Thomson (Game Designer and Adjunct Professor, NYU Game Center)

Game Educators Summit Sessions at GDC 2019

Educators Summit Advisors

Katherine Isbister

UC Santa Cruz

Brenda Romero

University of Limerick & Romero Games

Ian Schreiber

Rochester Institute of Technology

Michael Mateas

UC Santa Cruz

Miguel Sicart

IT University of Copenhagen

GDC Conference Tracks

Design   |   Programming   |   Business & Marketing   |   Visual Arts   |   Production & Team Management   |   Vision   |   Advocacy   |   Audio   |   Conference Overview

GDC Summits & VRDC

Game AI   |   Community Management   |   Educators   |   Game Narrative   |   Mobile   |   Independent Games   |   Game UX   |   Summits Overview   |   Game VR/AR   |   Entertainment VR/AR

GDC Tutorials

Advanced Graphics Techniques   |   Animation   |   Art Direction  |   Audio  |  Board Game Design  |  Discoverability   |   Esports   |   Game Design   |    Level Design   |   Machine Learning   |   Math for Game Developers   |   Production   |   Storytelling Fundamentals   |   Technical Art  |   Tools   |   Visual Effects   |   Tutorials Overview

 

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