Friday, November 09, 2007

MTV's Darfur Is Dying Expands With New Localizations

MTV's college network mtvU has announced that it will be expanding its USC developed serious/political awareness game Darfur Is Dying with new translations into Chinese, Arabic and Spanish. MTV says that the game, playable via its official website has been played 2.5 million times by more than 1.2 million people.

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Point-Of-Response Simulator Serves Emergency Response Teams

The University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, CADE and the Chicago Department of Public Health have developed a free game designed to educate organizations in a simulation of emergency point-of-dispensing (POD).

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Advanced Learning Technologies Summit

The first annual Advanced Learning Technologies Summit (ALT Summit) aims to explore how serious games, virtual worlds, social networks and technologies such as robotics and haptics can be leveraged to inspire, educate and train the “next-gen” workforce. It has announced its featured speakers for the inaugural conference.

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