Dr. Stephen Slota Dr. Stephen Slota
Dr. Slota is an Instructional Design Specialist and Game Design Scientist at the University of Connecticut. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology: Cognition, Instruction, & Learning Technologies and has worked on a variety of game and instructional design projects with organizations including Arizona State University's Center for Games & Impact, UConn Health, Intel Corporation, Pfizer, and InSync Training, LLC. His most recent project, a co-edited volume discussing situated cognition, game design, and the future of games in education, will be released later this year. Look for Exploding the Castle: Rethinking How Video Games & Game Mechanics Can Shape the Future of Education (Information Age Publishing) in Summer 2017.