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Games for Change 2014

22 - 26 Apr 2014 | New York, NY
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The Games for Change Festival is the largest gaming event in New York City and the leading international event uniting games for change creators with those who believe in the positive power of digital games. This year, the Games for Change Festival is part of the Tribeca Film Festival and returning to NYU’s Skirball Center with inspiring speakers, great games, and exciting new events for its 11th year. The Cooney Center is proud to be a content partner for this…

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2014 Fred Forward Conference

1 - 3 Jun 2014 | Pittsburgh, PA
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Cooney Center presenting

Connections by Design: Creating Media, Children, and Family Partnerships through Research, Collaboration, and Advocacy This year, the Fred Rogers Center marks its 10th anniversary, and asks “How do we help children grow as confident, competent, and caring human beings?” This year’s conference invites media creators, scholars, educators, and advocates to share, listen, and inspire one another and to help children build consistent, positive, and meaningful connections with human beings and new media. The Cooney Center’s Senior Director and Research Scientist…

Dust or Magic App Camp 2014

Dust or Magic App Camp 2014

8 - 10 Jun 2014
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The fifth annual Dust or Magic App Camp will take place at the Marconi Conference Center in Marshall, CA, where developers will gather to showcase and critique children’s apps. This year’s speakers include Ann McCormick (Founder, The Learning Company); Pierre Able (L’Escapadou), Gregg Spiridellis (JibJab Media), Daren Carstens (Carstens Studios); Barbara Chamberlin (NMSU Learning Labs); Caroline Hu Flexer (Duck Duck Moose); Jens Peter de Pedro (Toca Boca) and Mark Schlichting (NoodleWorks). View the Dust or Magic site for more information…

Cyberlearning Summit 2014

Cyberlearning Summit 2014

9 - 10 Jun 2014 | Madison, Wisconsin
Fee: Yes
Open to public: No
Category: Community

The 2014 Cyberlearning Summit will gather researchers focused on highlighting advances in the design of technology-mediated learning environments, how people learn with technology, and how to use cyberlearning technologies to effectively collect, analyze, and manage data to shed light on learning. The Summit provides a powerful forum for engaging around big ideas and preparing to communicate Cyberlearning impacts to broader audiences. http://circlcenter.org/events/cyberlearning-summit-2014/

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Games and Learning Society Conference 10

10 - 13 Jun 2014
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The GLS Conference is the premier event in the field of video games and learning. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, this grassroots “indie” event continues to be one of the few destinations where the people who create high-quality digital learning media can gather for serious discussion about what is happening in the field and how the field can serve the public interest.  The pre-conference Playful Learning Summit promotes professional development opportunities to celebrate and deepen educators’ use of games in…

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Interaction Design and Children 2014

17 - 20 Jun 2014 | Aarhus, Denmark
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

IDC 2014 invites researchers and practitioners to share their work on how technology affects children’s well-being in a global context and how children, their parents, teachers, and peers can contribute to the design of new technology. Researchers and participants are invited to share thoughts on emerging technology, new theoretical perspectives, design methods and approaches, and new understandings of child development by questioning how we can build tomorrow’s technology together. This year’s conference takes places in Aarhus, Denmark. For more information,…

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The 11th International Conference of the Learning Sciences

23 - 27 Jun 2014 | Boulder, CO
Fee: Yes
Open to public: Yes
Category: Community

The theme of ICLS 2014 is “Learning and Becoming in Practice.” Three kinds of practices encompass a range of contexts and processes in which people learn: by engaging in the epistemic practices of disciplines, by participating in sociocultural practices, and by engaging in design. Two additional practices will be highlighted pertaining to how we organize our own work as learning scientists: the practices for analyzing and modeling learning across settings and time, and the practices for designing for scale and…