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    May 26 12:00am
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    May 26 12:00am
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    May 27 9:00am
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    May 27 9:00am
    This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
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    May 27 9:00am
    This workshop lasts 3.5 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation Expand your HTML5 & CSS: The Basics knowledge by learning how to fully structure your pages. Learn how to create CSS buttons, internal-page hyperlinks, tables, useful navigation, useful footers, and properly formatti more »
Thursday, May 26, 2016
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    • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
      May 26 12:00am
      This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
    • IU Pediatric Dentistry
      May 26 12:00am
      For more information or to registered please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
    • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
      May 27 9:00am
      This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
    • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
      May 27 9:00am
      This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
    • HTML5 & CSS: Structuring Pages
      May 27 9:00am
      This workshop lasts 3.5 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation Expand your HTML5 & CSS: The Basics knowledge by learning how to fully structure your pages. Learn how to create CSS buttons, internal-page hyperlinks, tables, useful navigation, useful footers, and properly formatti more »
    Thursday, May 26, 2016
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      • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
        May 26 12:00am
        This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
      • IU Pediatric Dentistry
        May 26 12:00am
        For more information or to registered please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
      • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
        May 27 9:00am
        This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
      • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
        May 27 9:00am
        This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
      • HTML5 & CSS: Structuring Pages
        May 27 9:00am
        This workshop lasts 3.5 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation Expand your HTML5 & CSS: The Basics knowledge by learning how to fully structure your pages. Learn how to create CSS buttons, internal-page hyperlinks, tables, useful navigation, useful footers, and properly formatti more »
      Thursday, May 26, 2016
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        • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
          May 26 12:00am
          This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
        • IU Pediatric Dentistry
          May 26 12:00am
          For more information or to registered please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
        • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
          May 27 9:00am
          This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
        • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
          May 27 9:00am
          This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
        • HTML5 & CSS: Structuring Pages
          May 27 9:00am
          This workshop lasts 3.5 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation Expand your HTML5 & CSS: The Basics knowledge by learning how to fully structure your pages. Learn how to create CSS buttons, internal-page hyperlinks, tables, useful navigation, useful footers, and properly formatti more »
        Thursday, May 26, 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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          • Get Ahead and Stay Ahead: Breaking through with Problem People at Work
            May 26 12:00am
            This workshop lasts 4 weeks. If you do not have an IU account, just create an IU guest account that you can use to register. The IU Alumni Association has teamed up with Nora Simpson of Get Ahead and Stay Ahead to bring you this special four-week online course, designed to h more »
          • IU Pediatric Dentistry
            May 26 12:00am
            For more information or to registered please contact Karen Jones at kdeery@iupui.edu or 317-274-8959. more »
          • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
            May 27 9:00am
            This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
          • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (MOC 20410)
            May 27 9:00am
            This workshop lasts 5 days. The course is part one, of a series of three courses, which provide the skills and knowledge necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. The three courses in total collectively cover implementing, managing, maintaining, more »
          • HTML5 & CSS: Structuring Pages
            May 27 9:00am
            This workshop lasts 3.5 hours, and is part of the certificate series Web Creation Expand your HTML5 & CSS: The Basics knowledge by learning how to fully structure your pages. Learn how to create CSS buttons, internal-page hyperlinks, tables, useful navigation, useful footers, and properly formatti more »
          Thursday, May 26, 2016