Joey J. Lee
Dr. Joey J. Lee is Research Assistant Professor of Technology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is also a Director of the Games Research Lab at TC, leading the Real-World Impact Games Lab. He designs, develops and studies games and game-like experiences for education and social impact. His projects include both digital and non-digital games for climate change education, science education, cross-cultural education, and language learning.
Dr. Charles K. (Chuck) Kinzer is a Professor of Education and Director of the Games Research Lab. He has been involved in educational technology, simulation design and educational learning research for over 15 years. He has published articles and books in communication theory and technology related to learning in academic journals and the popular press.
Jason is Project Manager in the Games Research Lab and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Science Education at Teachers College. He is interested in research in climate change games and long-term behavioral change. He has contributed to the development of ecoKoin and co-authored a review of climate change games recently found in Nature Climate Change.
Maria Hwang is a doctoral candidate studying instructional technology and media at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research focuses on the design and development of persuasive media (i.e., games) for instruction, learning, and behavior change in health. Maria leads research groups in various gaming contexts and works as an instructional technologist supporting teacher training.
Linying is a Development Intern in the Games Research Lab, working on the ecoKoin project. She designed the icon and the user interface of ecoKoin. She also develops Android Apps, with three published on Google Play. Her academic interests include game-based learning, e-learning and mobile learning. She has also co-designed a board game to address gender equality and submitted it to the CUNY Game Festival 2016. Her portfolio: linyingwang.wordpress.com
Nigel is Outreach Coordinator intern in the Games Research Lab and a current master’s candidate in the Instructional Technology and Media program. His academic interests include STEM education, game based learning, and sustainable behavior change. He has developed gamified STEM education for summer and afterschool programming with the Boys and Girls Club of America. He currently works as a private tutor.
Su Cai is a visiting scholar in the Department of Mathematics, Science & Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is from Beijing Normal University and interested in Augmented Reality and natural interaction in education. Two demo videos can see here and here. More information at http://www.etc.edu.cn/~cs/ .
Lizelle volunteers in the Games Research Lab as she pursues an M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media at Teachers College. She has developed educational content for MindSnacks’ mobile games and designed executive education courses (on topics including The Science of Decision Making and Environmental Risk & Resilience) online and at Stanford University.