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Tuesday, August 6 • 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Games and Violence: Perspectives from the Inside and Outside

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In February 2013, game designer Dr. Carla Fisher authored “I’m a Victim of Gun Violence. I’m Also a Game Developer.” on Slate.com, explaining her personal experience as well as her perspectives for moving past the games and violence debate to a place of helping players gain critical thinking skills about the content they use. In this session, she’ll continue the conversation, not to debate violence and games, but to discuss media literacy, partnerships with developers, dialogic play, and other ways to help kids situate all of the content they encounter.

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Carla Fisher

Founder & President, No Crusts Interactive
Carla Engelbrecht Fisher, Ed.D., is a game designer with a data obsession and the founder of No Crusts Interactive. Her work blends progressive educational philosophies, innovative game mechanics, and children’s curricular needs to create engaging interactive entertainment. Under... Read More →

Tuesday August 6, 2013 1:15pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 206

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