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Wednesday, June 19 • 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Project Briefs: Reaching Underserved Audiences

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Games can serve as a very powerful medium for learning, but equity and access continue to be challenges in the industry. Hear about several programs that have been developed specifically to provide opportunities for individuals in remote or otherwise under represented areas.

Amanda Armstrong
Using Formative Research to Inform Design of Serious Games

Maria Burns Ortiz
When Solving a “Small” Problem Can Have a Big Impact: How Developing Games for U.S. Tribal Communities Set Us Up for Global Expansion

Andrea Jetten
Games: Tackling the Learning Crisis for Children Affected by Conflict

Tammie Schrader
Flexhibit Carts and Game Based Learning in Science Classroom


Moderators
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Stephen Reid

Director, Immersive Minds
As Director of Immersive Minds Stephen has been pioneering the use of technology as a tool for learning for almost two decades. He's dedicated his career to exploring, piloting and advocating the use of games and emerging technologies from the early adoption of podcasting, animation... Read More →

Speakers
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Amanda Armstrong

Games Lab Coordinator, Learning Games Lab, New Mexico State University
Amanda L. Armstrong is the Games Lab Coordinator at New Mexico State University's (NMSU) Learning Games Lab, where she leads user-testing sessions, teaches summer sessions with children and youth on game design, and has been involved on a few design teams. She is also a PhD candidate... Read More →
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Maria Burns Ortiz

CEO and Co-Founder, 7 Generation Games
Maria Burns Ortiz is co-founder and CEO of 7 Generation Games, which makes bilingual immersive educational video games and interactive apps. Taking 7 Generation Games from concept to award-winning company, she oversees all creative aspects of game development, including design, narrative... Read More →
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Andrea Jetten

Sr. Advisor Quality Assurance Can't Wait to Learn, War Child Holland
Andrea Jetten is the Quality Assurance Advisor for Can't Wait to Learn - an innovative programme that provides education to children affected by conflict and crises through game-based learning applications on tablets. She is involved in the development of the games and, as the product... Read More →
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Tammie Schrader

Science Coordinator, NEWESD 101
Tammie Schrader currently works for Northeast Washington Educational Service District 101 and is a Regional Computer Science Coordinator serving 59 school districts in Eastern Washington. She was a science teacher in Cheney, Washington, and is a science methods instructor at Gonzaga... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 12:15pm - 1:05pm
Room 104