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We invite you to register now  (FREE) and share your expertise with other faculty and staff members at our Annual  Academic Technology Learning Conference.  Discover new ways to use technology in your classes and engage students.   (http://tlcconference2014.sched.org/ )

Prize Drawings:

1st keynote  Kindle FIRE HD eBook from Blackboard                              Guest Speaker HD webcam by Cisco

2nd keynote Executive Office Chair by Computer Comforts                Gift cards each session
Thursday, April 3 • 9:00am - 10:00am
HISTORIA: Gaming the History of Civilization

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Histrionix™ Learning Company provides interactive, game-based curriculum (and teacher training) to public, private and home schools that improves student achievement by engaging all learning styles, enhancing critical thinking skills and encouraging creative problem solving, which are the building blocks of thoughtful, twenty-first century students — and citizens.


Rick Brennan - the co founder & CEO of Histrionix and a UH alum - will discuss game based learning and its application to the social sciences by introducing his company’s curriculum aligned social studies simulation and strategy game called HISTORIA.

HISTORIA will be published by NYC based E Line Media and Alaska based Upper One Games - the first ever indigenous game company - and released for sale nationwide in the fall of 2014.

The fifty minute presentation will include a short history of Histrionix, an introduction to the tenets of game based learning twenty minute description and a first look at the new iteration of HISTORIA followed by fifteen minute question and answer session.

Presentation will be preceeded by a welcoming message from Ed Hugetz, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the University of Houston-Downtown.


Moderators
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Jacqueline Sack

TLC Conference Committee Member, UHD, Dept. of Urban Education
Mathematics Educator

Speakers
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Rick Brennan

Co-Founder / CEO, Histrionix Learning Company, LLC
As a veteran public school teacher with 13 years of classroom experience, Rick Brennan- the co-founder and CEO of Histrionix Learning Company - believes that learning should be meaningful, intuitive and fun! Rick and his business partner Jason Darnell - the co founder and President... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium

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