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NYU Steinhardt to Host Constance Steinkuehler, First White House Advisor on Video Games, Celebrate Launch of Games for Learning Degree, May 18

May 16, 2013
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EVENT
: The NYU Steinhardt Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology (ALT), and its program in educational communication and technology (ECT) will celebrate its move to Brooklyn as part of NYU’s new Media and Games Network (MAGNET) facility and a new degree program in games for learning, the first of its kind in the nation. The event, “ECT: Past, Present, and Future,” will feature Constance Steinkuehler, former senior policy analyst in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), where she advised on national initiatives related to games.

WHEN:
Saturday, May 18, 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:
NYU School of Law
Vanderbilt Hall, the Greenberg Lounge
40 Washington Square South. between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets

WHO:

Laurence Cocco, director, Office of Educational Technology for the New Jersey Department of Education
Christopher Hoadley, associate professor and program co-director (ALT), NYU Steinhardt
Jan Plass, Paulette Goddard Chair in Digital Media and Learning Sciences, NYU Steinhardt
Bob Ruderman, former professor of educational communication and technology, NYU Steinhardt
Francine Shuchat Shaw, associate professor and program co-director (ECT), NYU Steinhardt
Constance Steinkuehler, associate professor of digital media, University of Wisconsin–Madison

RSVP
:
Media interested in covering the event, please contact Courtney Bowe in the NYU Office of Public Affairs at Courtney.bowe@nyu.edu or 212.998.6797. To be added to the event waitlist, e-mail ectdmdl@nyu.edu.

About the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (@nyusteinhardt)
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development prepares students for careers in the arts, education, health, media, and psychology. Since its founding in 1890, the Steinhardt School's mission has been to explore the human experience through public service, global collaboration, research, scholarship, and practice. To learn more about NYU Steinhardt, visit: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu.
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NYU Steinhardt to Host Constance Steinkuehler, First White House Advisor on Video Games, Celebrate Launch of Games for Learning Degree, May 18

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