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Equip • Engage • Empower

Every day, learning is taking place across barriers once thought to be insurmountable. For the 15th anniversary of OETC, join more than 6,000 attendees to explore the endless possibilities that distance learning and alternative learning models provide. Attendees will come together to teach and learn about new ways to equip, engage, and empower learners and educators across the state and beyond!

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Monday, February 11 • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Integrating Games into Your Classroom

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If you are interested in using gaming media, but aren't quite sure where to start or how to integrate gaming, this session shows in-practice examples of where to start and how to integrated gaming media. At the classroom level, we'll examine examples for four levels of gaming integration, from simple extra credit projects to full school re-design. For school leaders, you'll get a taste of what to look for and how to evaluate effective and appropriate gaming as a learning tool.


Seann Dikkers

Assistant Professor, Ohio University
Dikkers is an assistant professor in Educational studies at Ohio University. His fields of scholarship include curriculum and instruction, educational technologies, and educational leadership. Previously he served in the public schools as a teacher and principal for fourteen years. As the founder and director of GamingMatter Labs, Dikkers is investigating new media integration strategies for educational leadership, teaching, and learning. His... Read More →

Chris Hawks

Doctoral Student, Ohio University
Chris Hawks has been an educator for thirteen years and serves now at Fairfield Christian Academy teaching chemistry and physics. He received his masters of science education at Clarion University.

Monday February 11, 2013 3:45pm - 4:30pm
E151 400 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43215 USA