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Monday, July 12 • 1:50pm - 1:55pm
G4C Book Corner with Matt Farber and Kat Schrier

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Games can have a powerful impact on civic education, ethics, and social and emotional learning. Experts Kat Schrier & Matthew Farber give a sneak peek of their two new books on games and learning. Schrier’s new book, We the Gamers (Oxford University Press, 2021), explores how games teach ethics, civics, & compassion. Farber’s new book, Gaming SEL (Peter Lang, 2021), explores how games support social and emotional learning and skills like resiliency and perspective-taking.

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Kat Schrier

Director of Games / Associate Professor, Marist College
Dr. Kat Schrier is an Associate Professor and Director of the Games & Emerging Media program at Marist College. Dr. Schrier is also founder/CEO of PlatyPlay, LLC, a company that specializes in designing and researching games for learning, empathy, civics, and inclusion. She has two... Read More →
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Matthew Farber

Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado
Matthew Farber, Ed.D. is an assistant professor at the University of Northern Colorado, where he founded the Gaming SEL Lab. Dr. Farber has been invited to the White House, authored several books and numerous papers, and is a frequent collaborator with UNESCO MGIEP and Games for Change... Read More →

Monday July 12, 2021 1:50pm - 1:55pm EDT