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Monday, August 13 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Boys & Girls Clubs : Astrobotany

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In a pilot study funded by the WSGC, NASA, DPI, and WCER, Dr. Richard Barker (UW Astrobotany) and Mike Beall (Gear Learning) explore new methods for creating an informal space where middle school students from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Dane County can engage in learning complex Astrobotany content through the process of game design. 


Richard Barker

UW Madison
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Mike Beall

Gear Learning Director, Gear Learning
I am the Director of Gear Learning, a video game development studio at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. My career in designing educational games began by working side by side with Kurt Squire and Rich Halverson at the University of Wisconsin. Over the last decade, I have... Read More →

Monday August 13, 2018 1:30pm - 2:20pm CDT