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Thursday, January 26 • 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Jesse Schell, Chief Executive & Creative DIrector, Schell Games

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Learning from games

Jesse Schell believes that the future of learning is beautiful. Renowned video game designer and frequently credited with popularising the concept of employing gaming mechanics to solve problems and engage audiences in non-gaming software in a technique known as "gamification". Jesse Schell will discuss his thoughts and experiences of how to make learning and education beautiful by using customisation and gaming techniques within the learning experience rather than the kind of standardisation that produces standardised output.



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Jesse Schell

Prior to starting Schell Games in 2004, Jesse was the Creative Director of the Disney Imagineering Virtual Reality Studio, where he worked and played for seven years as designer, programmer and manager on several projects for Disney theme parks and DisneyQuest, as well as on Toontown Online, the first massively multiplayer game for kids. Before that, he worked as writer, director, performer, juggler, comedian, and circus artist for both... Read More →

Thursday January 26, 2012 12:30pm - 1:00pm
The LWF Theatre National Hall Gallery, Olympia

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