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Games and the Curriculum: Towards a New Educational Model

Mike Lesczinski

Friday, May 17, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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"Games and the Curriculum: Towards a New Educational Model" is the second annual Excelsior College symposium addressing the role of games in education. The event will be livestreamed for free to those who register above.



The livestream of the event will be accessible via the Acrobat Connect Professional conferencing system which is very easy to access and use. The day of the webinar you only have to click on the following link (or alternatively, copy/paste the URL into the Address field of your browser):


You will Enter as Guest and only need to type your name (first & last will do).



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How can what we learn from games improve student persistence, retention, and success? How can games and gamification help transform curriculum and lead to greater student engagement and better learning outcomes?

Please join our LinkedIn group, Gaming in Education (Excelsior College) to network with our panelists and other educational tech experts leading up to the event, ask questions and share best practices. The topics discussed within the group will guide the symposium discussion on May 17.

If you would like to attend the event in-person, email Mike Lesczinski at

Twitter hashtag: #ECgaming

2013 panelists include:

Clark Aldrich, Clark Aldrich Designs LLCClark Aldrich (Moderator), Clark Aldrich Designs LLC, Founder and Managing Partner, Author

Lee Sheldon, RPI Lee Sheldon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Associate Professor & Co-Director, Games and Simulation Arts and Science Program

Dr. Joey Lee, Columbia University Teacher’s CollegeDr. Joey Lee, Columbia University Teacher’s College, Assistant Professor of Communication- Computing- Technology in Education

Jon Aleckson, Web Courseworks LtdDr. Jon Aleckson, Web Courseworks Ltd, Chief Executive Officer

• Dr. Tobi Saulnier, 1st Playable LLC, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Ben Devane, University of FloridaDr. Ben DeVane, University of Florida, Assistant Professor of Digital Arts and Sciences and Academic Affairs Coordinator at the Digital Worlds Institute

Have questions about Games and the Curriculum: Towards a New Educational Model? Contact Mike Lesczinski



Mike Lesczinski


Excelsior College is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners. Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. It offers more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: its own online courses and college-level proficiency examinations, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


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