The Eleventh IASTED International Conference on
Computers and Advanced Technology in Education
~CATE 2008~

September 29 – October 1, 2008
Crete, Greece

TUTORIAL SESSION

Simulation and Gaming Environments (SAGE) for Learning

Dr. David Kaufman
Simon Fraser University, Canada
[email protected]

Alice Ireland
Simon Fraser University, Canada
[email protected]

Abstract

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Objectives

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Target Audience

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Background Knowledge Expected of the Participants

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Qualifications of the Instructor(s)s

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Tutorial Session Portrait

David M. Kaufman, M.Eng., Ed.D. (Scientific Director) is a Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, after having served as Director of the Medical Education Unit, Professor of Medical Education, and Director of Faculty Development in Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine for the past ten years. Dr. Kaufman has published extensively, with close to 100 published articles and chapters and a co-edited book (Distance Education in Canada 1986) to his credit. He has given more than 200 presentations at universities in North America, Europe, Asia, South America and the Caribbean and is a reviewer for many journals, professional associations and funding agencies. He has received research grants from many agencies and also is the 1998 recipient of Dalhousie University's Instructional Leadership Award for his efforts in promoting and enhancing teaching. Dr. Kaufman currently serves as Director, Learning and Instructional Development Centre and Professor, Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. His main activities have focused on the enhancement of teaching at SFU, both face-to-face and online. He also has been active in research and development work in the field of eLearning, having received numerous grants to support his work. He is the co-Principal Investigator on the SAGE for Learning project, a $3million project from 2003-07, funded by Canada's Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Tutorial Session Portrait

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Alice Ireland, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the SAGE project. She served as a faculty member and Associate Dean at Dalhousie University for many years. Both presenters have previously presented and published together several times.

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