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Guest Presentation at Space Place

"At Play in the Cosmos" by Mike Beall, Games Education and Research

Event Details

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
7-8 p.m.
Space Place, 2300 S. Park St.
This presentation captures the design process of developing a game for undergraduate students enrolled in an astronomy class. Mike Beall, the Director of Gear Learning at the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research (WCER) will provide audience members with a walk-through of the game's design. In addition, he will discuss how the Gear Learning team works with content experts to embed complex scientific content in an engaging way.