WHAT: University of Chicago research is among the work to be discussed at a panel discussion about video games and learning. The panel members are researchers in the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s $50 million initiative to explore how new technologies are changing the way students learn.
WHAT: February 8, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Newberry Library, 60 West Walton St.
WHO: Nichole Pinkard, Director of Technology at the University of Chicago’s Center for Urban School Improvement, will share her experience creating an innovative digital media after-school program.
Other speakers include Sasha Barab of Indiana University; David Williamson Shaffer, a professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jonathan Fanton, President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; and Connie Yowell, MacArthur’s Director of Education grantmaking.
The event is open to the public, but reservations are requested by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.