• Student Support Centers Resource Fair
    August 29 8:00am
    The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
    August 29 12:30pm
    Target Audience: First- and second-year graduate students in STEM and STEM education; undergraduate seniors planning to enroll in STEM or STEM education graduate programs This session will introduce interested first- and second-year graduate students and undergraduate seniors to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fe more »
  • iMovie: The Basics
    August 29 1:00pm
      This workshop lasts 2 hours. This webinar will cover how to do basic tasks in iMovie, such as import video, cut and edit clips, add transitions, and more   more »
  • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
    August 29 1:30pm
    This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
  • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
    August 29 1:30pm
    This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
Monday, August 29, 2016
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    • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
      August 29 8:00am
      The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
    • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
      August 29 12:30pm
      Target Audience: First- and second-year graduate students in STEM and STEM education; undergraduate seniors planning to enroll in STEM or STEM education graduate programs This session will introduce interested first- and second-year graduate students and undergraduate seniors to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fe more »
    • iMovie: The Basics
      August 29 1:00pm
        This workshop lasts 2 hours. This webinar will cover how to do basic tasks in iMovie, such as import video, cut and edit clips, add transitions, and more   more »
    • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
      August 29 1:30pm
      This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
    • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
      August 29 1:30pm
      This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
    Monday, August 29, 2016
      IU Calendar




      • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
        August 29 8:00am
        The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
      • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
        August 29 12:30pm
        Target Audience: First- and second-year graduate students in STEM and STEM education; undergraduate seniors planning to enroll in STEM or STEM education graduate programs This session will introduce interested first- and second-year graduate students and undergraduate seniors to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fe more »
      • iMovie: The Basics
        August 29 1:00pm
          This workshop lasts 2 hours. This webinar will cover how to do basic tasks in iMovie, such as import video, cut and edit clips, add transitions, and more   more »
      • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
        August 29 1:30pm
        This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
      • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
        August 29 1:30pm
        This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
      Monday, August 29, 2016
        IU Calendar




        • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
          August 29 8:00am
          The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
        • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
          August 29 12:30pm
          Target Audience: First- and second-year graduate students in STEM and STEM education; undergraduate seniors planning to enroll in STEM or STEM education graduate programs This session will introduce interested first- and second-year graduate students and undergraduate seniors to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fe more »
        • iMovie: The Basics
          August 29 1:00pm
            This workshop lasts 2 hours. This webinar will cover how to do basic tasks in iMovie, such as import video, cut and edit clips, add transitions, and more   more »
        • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
          August 29 1:30pm
          This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
        • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
          August 29 1:30pm
          This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
        Monday, August 29, 2016

          About This Event

          Summary

          Edward Castronova, PhD, Professor of Telecommunications, Indiana University

          Abstract

          Universities and other organizations are in the midst of a great wave of transformation as a result of digital technologies. As a result, some previously marginalized cultural practices are coming to the fore. Nerds are now cool. So are gamers. The explosion of video game playing that began in the 1990s has now spawned a broad “gamification” movement. The thought is, with digital games being so entertaining for young people, perhaps games are the very best way to move old practices into the digital age. If a college class seems boring and behind the times, gamify it! If a corporate office seems tired and dusty, gamify it! If a political message falls on deaf ears, gamify it! The actual content of gamification varies, but typically involves some sort of networked interaction along with virtual rewards (“badges”). In this talk, I take a jaundiced view. But I also suggest that there really is something to be gained from game literacy. It is an important and growing cultural form. Gamification is hype, but games are not.

          About Edward Castronova

          Edward Castronova wonders why vanilla ice cream is even produced in a world that knows chocolate. He is a Professor of Telecommunications at Indiana University and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Castronova specializes in the study of games, technology, and society. Notable works include Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games (Chicago, 2005), Exodus to the Virtual World (Palgrave), Virtual Economies: Analysis and Design (with Vili Lehdonvirta, MIT, in press), and Wildcat Currency: The Virtual Transformation of the Economy (Yale, in press). Castronova was born as Edward Bird in 1962, converted to Roman Catholicism in 1995, and took his wife's name on marrying in 2000. He has two sons, two god-children and a beagle named Tilly. Castronova thinks God is a game designer: Get to Heaven for the win.

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          • Student Support Centers Resource Fair
            August 29 8:00am
            The Student Support Centers Resource Fair will include academic support services from around the IUPUI campus.  Groups will share program information, discuss valuable material from their area, and answer any questions.  Students will gain an increased awareness of academic resources on campus that can assist them in their academic suc more »
          • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
            August 29 12:30pm
            Target Audience: First- and second-year graduate students in STEM and STEM education; undergraduate seniors planning to enroll in STEM or STEM education graduate programs This session will introduce interested first- and second-year graduate students and undergraduate seniors to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fe more »
          • iMovie: The Basics
            August 29 1:00pm
              This workshop lasts 2 hours. This webinar will cover how to do basic tasks in iMovie, such as import video, cut and edit clips, add transitions, and more   more »
          • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
            August 29 1:30pm
            This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
          • Photoshop CC 2015: The Basics
            August 29 1:30pm
            This workshop lasts 3 hours, and is part of the certificate series Desktop Publishing Fundamentals In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop, the premiere image editing application. Particpants will learn how to retouch a photo while building skills that will help them go more »
          Monday, August 29, 2016