Knowledge Commons event puts spotlight on educational gaming May 7

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The second annual Penn State Game Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7 in the Knowledge Commons, located in Pattee Library. Designed for both those new to educational gaming and seasoned veterans, the event will focus on learning more about educational gaming and its role in teaching, including how gaming can be best used to improve student learning both in and outside the classroom. Attendees will hear about how gaming, game-like elements and gamification are being leveraged around Penn State for teaching and learning.

This event will allow offer plenty of chances to network within the educational gaming community as well, according to Chris Stubbs, manager of Teaching and Learning with Technology’s Educational Gaming Commons. “Game Day offers a great opportunity to learn from, share with and connect to members of the Penn State community around games in education,” Stubbs said.

Game Day is sponsored by Teaching and Learning with Technology. For more information and how to register, please go to


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Last Updated April 29, 2013