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Wednesday, August 17 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Doctoral Student Lunch

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Calling advanced doctoral students! Trying to figure out the job market? What to do *after* you graduate? Want to talk with some scholars and professionals who have taken different trajectories in recent years? Come to our special mentorship lunch, hosted by Deborah Fields and some special colleagues. We’ll eat and chat about possibilities, challenges, and practicalities of pursing careers after graduation. Reserve your seat on the ‘Additional Options’ page when you register.

Speakers
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Benjamin DeVane

Iowa City, Iowa, United States, University of Iowa
Identity & Learning | Computational Thinking | Design & Aesthetics
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Deborah Fields

Research Consultant + Assistant Professor, Utah State University
Dr. Deborah A. Fields is a Temporary Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University and an independent research consultant. Deborah researches children’s connective learning and identity engagement through designing with digital technologies in ways that bridge informal and formal learning contexts. She is the co-PI on the Kids' DIY Media Project (kidsdiymedia.com) aimed at identifying and... Read More →
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Alecia Magnifico

Assistant professor, University of New Hampshire
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David Simkins

Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
David is fascinated by the potential of games, particularly role playing as a tool for facilitating and encouraging learning. He is also fascinated by the constraints and affordances of different games as tools for learning. Fortunately, he is ale to study games, write about games, teach about games, and make games for non-commercial purposes without starving. He is an assistant professor at RIT's School of Interactive Games and Media, and a... Read More →
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Sinem Siyahhan

Sinem Siyahhan is an Assistant Professor of Educational Technology and Learning Sciences at California State University, and the Founding Director of Play2Connect, an initiative that aims to support family learning, communication, and connection through gaming. Her scholarship uses design-based research to understand the affordances of digital media technologies, in particular video games, for human-computer interaction, teaching, learning, and... Read More →


Wednesday August 17, 2016 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Varsity Hall Union South

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