Our mission is to create a community resource that will strengthen the academic membership of the IGDA while enhancing the education of future and current game developers.
The Game Education Special Interest Group focuses on:
- developing a community of game educators
- promoting game education
- providing resources to game educators
Specific projects and plans we have for achieving our objectives. The most active items are currently:
- Curriculum - v3.2 presented February 2008
- Internship/COOP - database
- Knowledge Base - syllabi collection
- Global Game Jam
- Student Outreach - redevelopment of the Breaking In website
Join our listserv for more info here: http://j.mp/GameEduList
News / updates
IGDA EdSIG will be doing a 2-day Game Design Workshop
London, United Kingdom
"From Nordic to Global Game Jam" - will be presented at the Nordic Game Conference by Gorm Lai
This year FuturePlay is going to be in Vancouver, BC Canada. We have added 2 great items to their very impressive program:
Vancouver, BC Canada
IGDA Track will be full of usefull information to take back into the classroom. Just look at what great stuff we have planned for you. Visit the website to find out more information: http://www.gameeducationsummit.com/ Use EDUSIG2009 to get a discount on conference registration.
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
The dates for the 2010 Global Game Jam will be: January 29-31, 2010. Mark your calendars and get ready for a huge event.