Groundbreaking Announcement at Aspen Ideas Festival

The Higher Education Video Game Alliance (The Alliance), launched today at the Aspen Ideas Festival, will provide a platform for leading academics to showcase the critical role video game programs are playing in educating and preparing students for the 21st century workforce. The Alliance will afford its members, including professors and other campus leadership, an […]


Oztoc In Action

Oztoc exhibit collects museum data to drive learning and collaboration research from Wisc Institute for Discovery on Vimeo. Scenes from the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York May 24, 2014. Insider Images/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES)


Gaston Elementary Educators Visit GLS

A main goal of the ls for game-based learning initiatives. Support ranges from providing ideas for classroom activities to leading professional development workshops; however the consistent focus is on giving teachers the skills and expertise to use games in an engaging and effective manner. Recently, the GLS Center has partnered with the School District of […]


Makescape Team In New York

Last week, the Makescape team ventured to New York City to supervise the installation of Oztoc: an interactive multitouch physical computing game where children construct lighted circuits to lure biolumiscent fish from the depths of a lagoon. The game is a research collaboration co-led by Matthew Berland at UW-Madison and Leilah Lyons at the New […]