Session Title

Playing Medieval (A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (MEMO)

Organizer Name

Carol L. Robinson

Organizer Affiliation

Kent State Univ.-Trumbull

Presider Name

Lesley A. Coote

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Hull

Paper Title 1

Workshop Warm-Up and Navigational Advice

Presenter 1 Name

Kevin A. Moberly

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Old Dominion Univ.

Paper Title 2

Working the Playing

Presenter 2 Name

Carol L. Robinson, Lauryn S. Mayer

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Kent State Univ.-Trumbull, Washington & Jefferson College

Paper Title 3

Cool-Down and Evaluation

Presenter 3 Name

Brent Addison Moberly

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Indiana Univ.-Bloomington

Start Date

14-5-2015 7:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 208

Description

This will be will be a multi-lead workshop that will explore pedagogical possibilities of playing medievalist video games, and will be involving real-time playing of 1-3 selected medievalist videogames. Several avatars will be created in advance, set to be ready for use by inexperienced gamer-scholars. One of the game(s) will be played in advance of the conference (online); the session will end with a participation discussion, and there will be a discussion and questionare for session attendees to complete.

Carol L. Robinson

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May 14th, 7:30 PM

Playing Medieval (A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session)

Bernhard 208

This will be will be a multi-lead workshop that will explore pedagogical possibilities of playing medievalist video games, and will be involving real-time playing of 1-3 selected medievalist videogames. Several avatars will be created in advance, set to be ready for use by inexperienced gamer-scholars. One of the game(s) will be played in advance of the conference (online); the session will end with a participation discussion, and there will be a discussion and questionare for session attendees to complete.

Carol L. Robinson