Tiltfactor part of Microsoft Games and Learning Initiative

Announced today, the The Games for Learning Institute (G4LI) is a joint research endeavor of Microsoft Research, New York University and a consortium of universities, including Dartmouth College. Tiltfactor will be home to the 3 year research initiative at Dartmouth, where researchers will be evaluating computer games as potential learning tools. Dr. Mary Flanagan, Director of Tiltfactor, notes that “players are always learning in games. The time has come for serious integration of those magical aspects of the games we love and the way we conduct K-12 education.” The laboratory anticipates a limited number of student positions in relationship to this research, so please contact us for more information.

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