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Wednesday, August 1 • 1:15pm - 3:30pm
How To Make Your Own Video Games With No Experience

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Have a great idea for an educational video game for your class, but there's not anything available that fits your needs? You can write the game yourself! This workshop will take you through creating a complete simple game, and will give you ideas for future work. We'll use a freely available programming environment called Game Maker that truly does allow anyone with no experience to create a video game.


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Jay Shaffstall

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Muskingum University
Jay is a fervent believer in the value of games in education. As a Computer Science professor, using games normally means capitalizing on kids' interest in video games to teach them how to create video games themselves. His GamesByTeens program has, for the past four years, taken local middle and high school students with no experience in computer programming and taught them how to program video games. | | As a Dad, Jay has made certain his... Read More →

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Wednesday August 1, 2012 1:15pm - 3:30pm
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