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"Serious" Games: Innovative Learning in the Humanitarian Sector

"Serious" Games: Innovative Learning in the Humanitarian Sector

In light of the important role that such efforts have come to play in the humanitarian sector’s education and training initiatives, this podcast focuses on the objectives, design, and impact of these innovative pedagogical tools. Through a conversation with experts involved in studying, developing, and implementing a wide array of game-based modes of education and training, this podcast will examine several questions. Speakers: Clark Abt, Adjunct Professor of Energy & Sustainable Development, Brandeis University, Chairman and Founder, Abt Associates, Inc., and Author of Serious Games; Mariam Adil, Operations Analyst, World Bank, and Founder of GRID, Gaming Revolution for Inspiring Development; Asi Burak, CEO, Power Play and Chairman, Games for Change; Christian Rouffaer, Head of Unit, Virtual Reality, ICRC