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Two Upcoming Free Webinars Offered By Serious Play Conference

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Designing and Using Games to Change Behavior
Free Webinar:
Date: Monday, May 18
Time: 2 p.m. Eastern / 11 a.m. Pacific

Research shows that games change behavior. In this session, Mike Beall will explore the keys to games that have a positive effect on students, both in K12 and Higher Ed.

Mike Beall is the Director of Gear Learning, a game development studio within the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. Over his career, he has led the design and development of many learning games across a variety of domains including affective neuroscience, astrophysics, regenerative medicine, implicit bias, and environmental science. Mike’s fundamental belief is that the design of impactful learning games is based on proven instructional methods, emerging research, and sound pedagogy. Over the years, Mike has honed his ability to work effectively with faculty, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders through an iterative approach to map gameplay mechanics to a variety of learning objectives. Beyond creating games themselves, Mike also works closely with outreach organizations to engage with the local communities to learn through playing games and to inform the design of future games through focus groups and playtesting.

Worldwide Learning Game Market Trends, Best Opps for Developers, Publishers
Free Webinar:
Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. EDT / 4 p.m. PDT

Sam Adkins, Metaari, will highlight global market trends and give a 5-year revenue forecast for the learning game industry.

Metaari tracks product announcements, acquisitions, funding and private investments made to learning technology suppliers for 122 countries, sourcing from press releases, game industry news sites, company financial reports, investment firm sites, ed tech funder sites, ed tech accelerator sites, and startup news portals as well as doing targeted searches on specific developers and publishers. Adkins will highlight global market trends and the best opportunities for training and educational game suppliers.

Metaari’s New 612 page global report is available for purchase from Serious Play Conference here
Individual country reports can also be purchased.

Sam Adkins, CEO of Metaari (formerly Ambient Insight), has been providing market research on the global learning technology industry for more than 25 years. He focuses on identifying revenue opportunities for advanced learning technology suppliers.

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