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Friday, February 20 • 11:20am - 11:50am
Lunch Short: Games: Education and Cultural Creations

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Games: Education and Cultural Creations

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This session will discuss the educational and cultural importance of games, including some video examples of concepts in action. Session will highlight ways to get games and gamers into the library via events and programming. Session will also feature an example of leveraging the power of games for educational purposes in a library setting including development challenges and lessons learned.


Session Organizers
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BWS Johnson

Independent Library Consultant
BWS Johnson was the Director of the Hinsdale Library in Massachusetts where there was a heated competition to win a simple Lord of The Rings chess set. Puzzles were de rigueur, luring Patrons much to the demise of their productive lives. | | Johnson has been an avid gamer since the C64, Atari, and Pong days in the before time, when there was no Internet. Currently an independent Library Consultant, Johnson presented in person at GLLS on... Read More →
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Alexis Rittenberger

Director of Library Services, Washington & Jefferson College
I love creative librarianship! Talk to me about how to keep your Library hip, even when you don't have the resources you need to do it.
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Teresa Slobuski

Academic Liaison Librarian, San Jose State University
I like organizing things I love, doing art and cooking for people I love, and petting animals I love.
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Amy Welch

College Archivist & Outreach Librarian, Washington & Jefferson College


Friday February 20, 2015 11:20am - 11:50am
Sequoyah 3

Attendees (40)