The LACElab and the Gains Through Gaming labs welcome visiting scholar Bob De Schutter from Miami University. Dr. De Schutter will be touring the NC State labs, visiting with faculty and graduate students, and presenting his work in a colloquium.
Title: Gamers, Grandparents & the Gospel of Matthew
Location: Poe Hall, Room 120
Time: 11am, Thursday April 30th
Dr. Bob De Schutter will present an overview of his research on digital games in middle to late adulthood. Some of the topics that will be addressed are game adoption, playing behavior, intergenerational play, social acceptance, accessibility, design and potential side effects.
Dr. Bob De Schutter is the C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Applied Game Design at the College of Education, Health & Society and the Armstrong Institute for Interactive Media Studies, and a Research Fellow of the Scripps Gerontology Center of Miami University (Oxford, OH). His interdisciplinary research and teaching interests include game design, the older audience of digital games, and the use of digital games for eudaimonic pursuits. He is also a founder of the Gerontoludic Society, a society created to support research and application for older adult games and play.