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Selene: a lunar construction game

CyGaMEs Team

Keri Brown – National Public Radio Producer and Reporter

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As Western Panhandle Bureau Chief for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, Ms. Brown produced and reported Radio and Television features covering CyGaMEs:

  • Mountain State Science - Lunar Games With this story, the Mountain State Science series reported on video games as an educational tool. Keri Brown explained research at Wheeling Jesuit University's Center for Educational Technologies CyGaMEs Project on video games that allow students discover and apply fundamental Earth and space science concepts.
  • Videogame Research at WJU Brings Lunar Science to Life – November 27, 2009
  • Lunar Videogame Brings Science to Life for Students – October 18, 2010.
  • NASA Education EdLine News Story: CyGaMEs Selene and MoonWorld story was produced in October, 2010 by Stacy Keller, reporter Keri Brown, for NASA Education's EdLine News. The segment features CyGaMEs: An approach to instructional game design and embedded assessment, Selene: A Lunar Construction GaME (Selene players form the Earth's Moon, then pepper it with impact craters and flood it with lava flows), and MoonWorld: A virtual world (MoonWorld players work in teams of 4 to conduct lunar geology field work on the surface of the Moon). The segment features Dr. Debbie Denise Reese, principal investigator of the CyGaMEs project and Dr. Charles (Chuck) A. Wood, 2005-2014 Executive Director of the Wheeling Jesuit University Center for Educational Technologies and lunar scientist.
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