Saturday, April 2, 2011

33rd Pullias Lecture Looks at Games in Learning

33rd Pullias Lecture Looks at Games in Learning

This year's lecture on Monday, April 4 will feature James Paul Gee, Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona State University and a renowned author on video games and learning. His remarks, titled "Games, Learning and the Looming Crisis of Higher Education," will examine emerging research about how games, social media and digital technologies can affect the way students learn.

Henry Jenkins, USC Provost's Professor of Communication, Journalism and Cinematic Arts and Education, will serve as a discussant. Tracy Fullerton, associate professor and holder of the Electronic Arts Endowed Chair in Interactive Entertainment at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, will moderate the discussion.

The event, which is expected to have a capacity audience, will be held in Davidson Conference Center at 4 pm.

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