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Thursday, June 28 • 3:45pm - 4:15pm
Keynote - Good Play with Katie Salen

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Tackling the growing problem of toxicity online, Good Play implicates us all in developing a response: designers, technologists, parents, and educators. How do we develop kid-friendly online communities that cultivate empathetic, compassionate, and civically engaged kids? Drawing from best practices in conflict resolution, nonviolence, and prevention science Good Play develops techno-social design solutions to issues like inter-player conflict online. This talk will explore a play-based approach to raising socially and emotionally aware gamers.

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Katie Salen

Professor, University of California, Irvine
Katie Salen works at the intersection of play, game design, and learning, bridging the gap between academia and industry to create platforms that will better educate and empower kids. She is a Professor in the Department of Informatics at UC Irvine, and Chief Designer and co-founder... Read More →

Thursday June 28, 2018 3:45pm - 4:15pm EDT
Mainstage - Tishman Auditorium