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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

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

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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)

GDC 2016

James Portnow

Snow Cannon Games

Roger Altizer

University of Utah

Ira Fay

CEO, Fay Games

Scott Brodie

Heart Shaped Games

Ian Horswill

Northwestern University

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GDC Education Summit

Game Career / Education