Karen Schrier

Karen Schrier is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Games & Emerging Media program at Marist College. Prior to Marist College, she spent over a decade producing websites, apps, and games at Scholastic, Nickelodeon, BrainPOP, PBS/Channel 13 and SparkNotes/Barnes & Noble. She is the editor of the book series, Learning, Education & Games, published by ETC Press (Carnegie Mellon), and co-editor of two books on games and ethics. Her latest book, Knowledge Games: How Playing Games Can Help Solve Problems, Create Insight, and Make Change, was published in 2016 by Johns Hopkins University Press, and has been covered by Forbes, New Scientist, and Times Higher Education, Radio NZ and SiriusXM. She holds a doctorate from Columbia University, master’s degree from MIT, and a bachelor’s degree from Amherst College.

2017 Presentation Abstracts:
Civic Engagement and Design: Connecting Students with the Local Community
Using Games to Support Inclusive Classrooms – A Panel Discussion

Previous Abstracts
2016: Using Knowledge Games: Helping Students Co-Create Knowledge through Games
2014: Beyond Games and Learning: Innovating Knowledge Production through Games
2013: The Design of RPGs to Teach Ethics and Empathy

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