Events – Regional/Local

If video game development piques your interest, you won’t want to miss M+Dev, Wisconsin Games Alliance’s first annual video game development conference, Friday, October 27th, at the Alliant Energy Center. Whether you’re already a video game professional or just intrigued by the field, get the inside scoop on industry trends, meet like-minded people, and build your network of game development notables at the region’s thriving innovation hub. M-Dev’s Education Track

Acme Nerd Games, LLC located in south central Wisconsin, USA is a new start-up game company on a mission – a space and spinach mission. They are creating a game focused on nutrition literacy for kids [and their parents] called “Houston, We Have Spinach! The game design team brings a wealth of talent to this project, including Clinical Playground, LLC founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman. Other nerds, team members include, Mary Romolino, Bo Monroe, Michael Flaherty

Tolga Yenilmez Tolga Yenilmez, PT is working with Dr. Eric B. Bauman on his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) practicum project at Boston University. Yenilmez is a licensed and registered physical therapist in 3 countries (Turkey, United Kingdom and USA). He earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Istanbul, Turkey and since then has been working with a wide variety of patients, of different cultures and age groups. His areas of interest are holistic therapy, aquatic therapy and

Dr. Eric B. Bauman will be giving a noon talk at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Health Sciences Learning Center about his recently published textbook Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare on November 8, 2012.  Co-author and frequent collaborator Dr. Moses Wolfenstein will be introducing Dr. Bauman and tweeting the event. In addition, the event will be live streamed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as part of their

The summer conference circuit is in full swing.  Dr. Eric B. Bauman, founder and managing member of Clinical Playground, LLC recently presented at the Waukesha County Technical College Nursing – Clinical Simulation as a Teaching Tool on June 5, 2012. Bauman’s talk was titled The Importance of Data-Based Decisions for Curriculum Development: Why Research is Everybody’s Responsibility. The Games for Health conference now in its eighth year included the second annual Ludica Medica Pre-Conference on June 12, 2012.  Ludica

Feedback from Dr. Eric B. Bauman’s Game-Based learning workshop in Ann Harbor on May 17th has been receiving  great feedback.  Pairing Dr. Bauman’s game-based learning workshop with Dr. Poindexter’s storytelling workshop (see previous post) provided participants with synergistic experiences to inform their educational practice. These two workshops were presented as part of the annual “Making it Happen” educational series sponsored and co-provided by the Community Nursing Staff Development Group and the University of Michigan Health System’s

Eric B. Bauman Eric B. Bauman and collaborator David Simkins will be presenting at the E-Learning in Nursing: Design, Innovation, Delivery and Evaluation conference sponsored by the the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Professional Program in Nursing on April 7-8, 2011. Bauman and Simkins will be discussing the review of web-based nursing courses available to students enrolled in nursing programs throughout the nursing programs throughout the University of Wisconsin System.  Bauman will also be leading a discussion on the role