The afternoon symposium will feature pairs of presentations punctuated by opportunities to chat, network, and check out the Project Showcase. Abstracts for all presentations are available online.

1:00 Campus Welcome

Susan Johnson, Associate Dean

College of Sciences and Humanities

Ball State

1:05 Opening Remarks

Paul Gestwicki for The Serious Games Knowledge Group,

Ball State

1:20 Hunger Games turns a final exam into a cooperative and/or competitive device to increase student learning

Matthew Stuve and Natalie Schelling

Ball State

1:40 Whose Story? Reflections on Two Years of Teaching Her Story and Composing Through Play

Alisha Karabinus and Bianca Batti


2:00 Project Showcase and Networking 1

2:15 Game Class Crafting: Having student create games for the real world in the classroom

Mathew A. Powers and Todd Shelton


2:35 Continue? What Keeps People Motivated While Playing Role-Playing Video Games

Sean May

Ball State

2:55 Project Showcase and Networking 2

3:10 Use of Mobile Games in Type 1 Diabetes self-care

Andy Harris


3:30 Basketball’s Elam Ending: A Ten-Year Journey from Concept to the Court

Nick Elam

Ball State

3:50 Project Showcase and Networking 3

4:00 Keynote Address: Entrepreneurship in Board Game Publishing

Isaac Childres

Cephalofair Games