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SciTech Days

Large Program
Buhl Planetarium

November 3-6, 2015
Carnegie Science Center

For more info:
412.237.3400, then press 7

New! Video Games, Productivity, and Learning (Advanced)

Derek Lomas is a pursuing his PhD in the Human and Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He co-founded Playpower Labs and was one of three recent winners in a competition across CMU.

We all know video games can be fun, but do they serve other purposes? This new company is combining game design and learning science. Derek shares gaming as he experienced it in his time overseas in India, as well as the gender imbalance in gaming and the purported "gender-gap" in technology. Participants will meet Derek and have a chance to participate in a Q & A session.

Science and technology topics include:
IT, Gaming

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