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The Edugaming Conference is seeking proposals from the academic, creative, and industrial communities for our inaugural event. This conference is underwritten by an Advanced Technological Education Grant from the National Science Foundation and will take place at Lehigh Carbon Community College.

With a focus on board and computer games that teach concepts to the player, this conference will focus on active presentations that get the attendees involved and engaged.

Through this annual event, we aim to disseminate the most recent, groundbreaking work on both board and computer games used as tools for education and learning. This includes games that teach beyond the core subjects.

The Edugaming Conference is for K-12 & College educators, academics and industry leaders to come together with the goal of making educational games as effective and useful as possible.

Presentations with active components are preferred. Reviewers are looking for innovative practices, new ideas, and active learning opportunities.

Submissions will be accepted until May 14, 2014.

Who Should Attend:
  • K-12 & College Educators interested in using or already using games in their classrooms
  • Academics working in Game Based Learning
  • Companies that create Educational Games
  • Curriculum Designers
  • Game Developers
  • K-12 Administrators
  • Government Officials interested in Game Based Learning
  • Interested College and University Students

Types of submission:
    Panels or Presentations
    Submissions are solicited of panels or presentations that address the following:
    
  • Best Practices for Using Games in the K-12 & College Classroom
  • Educational Game Curriculum & Course Design
  • University and College Classrooms
  • Integrating Games into Curriculum Design @ K-12 Level
  • Perspectives from the Educational Games Industry
  • Creating Effective Educational Games
  • Game Development for Governmental Use
  • Benefits of Game-Based Learning
  • Industry Best Practices

    Please submit:
    
  • Cover Sheet - which includes the title, name, address, phone numbers, and email address of each participant
  • Presentation Title – Max 10 words
  • Presentation Summary – Short description of your session that will be suitable for inclusion in the program and on the website to introduce the panel or presentation. Maximum 100 words.
  • Presentation Plan – Provide a brief overview of your proposed session. Identify how your presentation relates to the conference theme and which conference topics your session will address.
  • Time Required – Choose either a 50 minute session or double session (to accommodate longer activities).
  • AV Requirements – A screen and computer connection will be provided, but please let us know if anything else is needed.

All speakers will be required to register for the conference at a reduced rate.

Educational Games:
Do you have a video game or board game that effectively teaches a concept?

We are looking for the submission of games that are playable. They will be featured at the Edugaming Conference where the attendees will get the opportunity to play the games. Your game does not need to be complete, but must be playable. All types of games are welcome.

We are looking for games created by:
  • Teachers
  • University and College Students
  • Governmental Entities
  • Academics
  • Professional Game Designers

Please Email (computergaming@lccc.edu) the:
  • The title of the game
  • The name, address, phone numbers, and email address of each person who will present
  • A summary of the game and the educational concept it covers
  • A synopsis of no more than 100 words that will be suitable for inclusion in the program and on the website
  • Either a short video or photos of the game for inclusion in our program and website


Important dates:

May 14, 2014    Deadline for submission in all categories
June 13, 2014Notification of acceptance
June 30, 2014Deadline for providing names and affiliations for all participants
July 20, 2014Deadline to Register for the conference


Submissions procedure

All submissions will be reviewed by members of the Edugaming Conference Advisory Board.

If you have any questions please contact Lynne Pruneski, Conference Operations Coordinator, at computergaming@lccc.edu.
 
Need help or have questions? Contact us at computergaming@lccc.edu


National Science Foundation LCCC's Gaming and Simulation Curriculum is supported by the National Science Foundation under grant number 1304216.

*Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
 

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