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Session Name Commercial Partnership - A Growing Trend?
Speaker(s) Michael John
Company Name(s) GlassLab
Track / Format GDC Education Summit
Overview Michael John will take this opportunity to describe GlassLab, a new partnership that involves the Gates and MacArthur Foundations, Electronic Arts, the Entertainment Software Association, and the Institute of Play (with additional partners ETS and Pearson as well) in a project to made educational software for middle school youth. It's an impressive collection of characters which just might be a harbinger of future growth. Already I have seen that the education reformers are deeply interested in the opinions and points of view from experienced commercial game designers. The session will discuss Glass - its history, construction and challenges, and suggest a path for deeper cooperation and involvement between the commercial and non-commercial game sectors.

GDC 2013

Michael John

GlassLab

free content

GDC Education Summit

Game Career / Education


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