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|Session Name:||Education Soapbox|
|Speaker(s):||James Portnow, Roger Altizer, Ira Fay, Scott Brodie, Ian Horswill|
|Company Name(s):||Snow Cannon Games, University of Utah, CEO, Fay Games, Heart Shaped Games, Northwestern University|
|Track / Format:||GDC Education Summit|
|Overview:||This annual session will consist of a series of enlightening, opinion based microtalks as given by veteran educators, game scholars, and students. Experience different perspectives on students, schools, pedagogy, the relationship between academia and industry, and the future of game education as presented this cast of colleagues: James Portnow, (Interim Design Director, Snow Cannon Games), Roger Altizer, (Associate Director, University of Utah), Ira Fay, (Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Game Design, Hampshire College), Scott Brodie, (Founder and Game Designer, Heart Shaped Games), and Ian Horswill (Associate Professor, Northwestern University)|