Monthly Archives: December 2011

Elisabeth Hayes Dr. Elisabeth “Betty” Hayes one of the principle champions of the game-based learning movement was recently featured on the White House Champions of Change blog. Dr. Hayes’ post titled Using Games and Digital Media to Engage Girls in Computing discusses the importance and role of video games in shaping the science interests of school aged boys and girls. Hayes argues games do not offer girls the same opportunities that exist for boys. Girls have less opportunities

Eric Bauman Dr. Eric Bauman was at the Stony Brook Medical Center leading a seminar for the Medical Education Fellowship program on December 7, 2011.  The Fellowship program is led by the very innovative Dr. Elza Mylona, Associate Dean for Faculty Development. Drs. Bauman and Mylona met earlier this year while presenting at the “Medsation” Medical Education Conference hosted by Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences. Dr. Bauman’s seminar focused on contemporary theory for simulation and game-based