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Filament Games Podcast | Season 6 Episode 3 – Games for Change Festival Interview with Jan L. Plass

Season 6 Episode 3 of the Filament Games Podcast is here, and we’re thrilled to share another captivating interview from the Games for Change Festival with our listeners! In this episode, host Jennifer Javornik sits down with Dr. Jan L. Plass, a distinguished Professor at New York University and the Paulette Goddard Chair in Digital Media and Learning Sciences. Dr. Plass is not just a professor, he’s a trailblazer in the field of digital learning, drawing from cognitive science, learning sciences, computer science, and design to shape the future of education.

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As the founding director of the Consortium for Research and Evaluation of Advanced Technology in Education (CREATE) and the co-director of the Games for Learning Institute, Dr. Plass is at the forefront of educational research. His work focuses on envisioning, designing, and studying the impact of digital technologies on learning, especially for underserved communities. 

With over 120 journal articles, chapters, and conference proceedings under his belt, Dr. Plass is a prolific author and thought leader. His contributions extend beyond academia, too – he’s the lead editor of Cognitive Load Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and the Handbook of Game-based Learning (MIT Press, 2020), and his work is a part of the discourse on learning and technology worldwide.

Don’t miss this enlightening conversation between Filament Chief Partnerships Officer Jennifer Javornik and Dr. Jan L. Plass! The episode is available below and on Soundcloud, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher.

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