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Nitta and Chen bring IAS students to work with the City of Bellevue

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IAS faculty members Keith Nitta and Mark Chen participated in 2018-19 Livable City Year program, partnering with the City of Bellevue, WA. This participation made it possible for IAS undergraduate and graduate students to work with the city client to address real-world challenges in Bellevue. ...

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IAS faculty members serve as research mentors for the Pacific Science Center's 2019 "Games for our Future"

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IAS faculty members Jennifer Atkinson, Mark Chen, and Jason Lambacher served as research mentors for the Pacific Science Center's 2019 "Games for our Future" event, a three-day game jam focused on the theme “Creating a Green Tomorrow.” The Game Jam brought game developers and researchers together to learn from each other and show the power of games to translate complex environmental research into a medium that's both fun and educational. The event was ...

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Mark Chen gives keynote at 2017 Media, Multimedia, and Secondary English Education conference

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IAS faculty member Mark Chen gave a keynote talk at the 2017 Media, Multimedia, and Secondary English Education (MMSEE) conference in South Korea.  Titled “What It Means to Be Gaming Literate,” the talk explored how "literacy" is dependent on active participation and is inherently a narrative account of practice and that gaming literacy is therefore also about active participation, in this case with finding patterns in messy systems. Chen also ...

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