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Audio from GLLS2007: Growing a Gaming Group and How'd They Do That?

Submitted by Jenny Levine on August 20, 2007 - 4:22pm

By Amy Alessio, Joe Torres, Kelly Laszczak, Eric Currie, Alex Tyle
Presented July 23, 2007

Amy Alessio and Joe Torres demonstrate Guitar Hero Growing a Gaming Group: "Create a Gaming Advisory Board at your school or public library. Presenters will demonstrate equipment used on a variety of platforms, and outline activities used with a monthly gaming group. Work with a Gaming Group to revolutionize your digital collections, online presence, programming for younger gamers and more.” More info....

Eric Currie talks about implementing gaming at the Elmwood Park Public Library How'd They Do That: "You know gaming is good for libraries, but you have no idea how to start a gaming program. Have no fear, this presentation will give you a step-by-step guide for setting up Dance Dance Revolution tournaments, Halo 3 tournaments, and online discussion groups for teens. Learn what equipment you need to purchase from the right video game console for your library, games that work well for the library, and additional equipment including dance pads and wireless controllers. Also, find out how to create a successful gaming program on a limited budget." More info....

Listen to an MP3 audio file of this session (54MB, 58:08)

tags: glls2007, gaming in libraries


Comments (2)

Hillary, your best bet is to

Hillary, your best bet is to post your specific questions on the GLLS Ning Network at http://gaminglearningandlibraries.ning.com/ or on the discussion page for the session on the GLLS wiki. HTH.

I've looked through this

I've looked through this presentation and it really gives a step-by-step guide for setting up Dance Dance Revolution tournaments, Halo 3 tournaments, and online discussion groups for teens. But a few moments I can't understand