Radical and Transformative Collaboration (and Fun!) Through Social Impact Video Game Design

Includes a Live Web Event on 09/11/2024 at 7:00 PM (EDT)


Radical and Transformative Collaboration (and Fun!) Through Social Impact Video Game Design
Wednesday, September 11, 2024 | 7–8pm ET
FREE for NAEA members; $49 for nonmembers

Unlock the power of video games as catalysts for social justice and transformative education! Join us for this thought-provoking webinar and explore the intersection of gaming, social justice, and education. Learn how video games can be harnessed to inspire critical thinking, empathy, and positive social change. Dig into what makes games intriguing and engaging for learners and see through an educator’s lens how we can use these key ideas for success in an arts-based classroom. Together, let’s level up our understanding of the educational potential within the gaming world!

Renee E. Jackson

Educational Studies, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada; Associate Professor & Program Head, Art Education, Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Renee Jackson is an artist, critical feminist pedagogue, and scholar whose research interests relate to the disruption of oppressive mechanisms in education and the integration of game design, gameplay, and playful practices as collaborative art forms and learning tools in support of this goal. She is an associate professor of art education at Tyler School of Art and Architecture.

Stevi Martyniuk

Visual Arts Teacher, Burnsview Secondary School, Delta, British Columbia

Stevi Martyniuk began her teaching career as an English teacher in a rural town in South Korea. There she learned to build and code her own games and advocated for their usefulness in the classroom. Currently, Stevi is a secondary art and English studies educator. Her research and teaching areas include video game studies, media arts and digital design, and creative writing.

Steve Ciampaglia

Associate Professor of Art, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Institute of Art

Steve Ciampaglia is a new media community artist and associate professor of art and art education. He has presented his artwork and research at MIT, Stanford University, and Columbia University. He has been published in the Harvard Educational ReviewStudies in Art Education, and the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education.

Upon completion of this NAEA webinar, you may earn 1 hour of professional development credit as designated by NAEA. Once the webinar is completed, you may view/print a Certification of Participation under the "Contents" tab. You may also print a transcript of all webinars attended under the "Dashboard" link in the right sidebar section of the page.  

Clock hours provided upon completion of any NAEA professional learning program are granted for participation in an organized professional learning experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction, and can be used toward continuing education credit in most states. It is the responsibility of the participant to verify acceptance by professional governing authorities in their area.

Components visible upon registration.