I am interested in assisting with the development of virtual medical agents that can provide health information to children and adults through a smartphone or tablet computer. These apps would combine artificial intelligence with databases that would contain articles pertaining to individual and public health issues.
Designed for members and victims of gangs; and for social services, educational institutions and government agencies whose staff are professionally concerned with gang enterprise.
The simulation develops coping, survival and management skills; deepens vision, understanding and... more »
Games are unique in this function because their interactivity creates identification with the presented experience. While a novel or a film can lead a person... more »
The inability to imagine the end of capitalism, either by violent revolution or by diffuse societal disruption, is the main obstacle in addressing... more »
A school program for 3rd and 4th grade (in Hebrew and Arabic) which educates through interaction (among students from all over the world) towards tolerance.
The students are sharing their thoughts and feelings about social life in discussions, paintings, drama and so on while developing critical thinking, emotional inteligence and social skills.
Kids as well as adults are encouraged to evaluate Anderson's classic story and its ending.
Is it possible that the story educates towareds racism?
Is there a way to "save" the story and to choose or invernt a different ending which will educate towards multicultural values?
Beyond specific game mechanics and individual problems to be solved, the way games are funded, deployed, and supported are systemic issues that are critical to the long term sustainable success... more »
Example of content could be a botanical plant symbol. You click on this and get educational content which could be multimedia about that particular plant and its health/healing properties. A Chinese Temple... more »
Stellar Health is a game to engage players in personal & community health discovery & learning. Through activities & game design, players are led in setting goals & maneuvering around negative triggers to make good choices by futuristic health coaches. Its game dynamic creates play paths to learn & practice making healthy choices using best practices from scientific research.
There are many tools designed to meet the needs of teaching game development. Even the most basic game development tools require pre-requisite knowledge that is well beyond the skillset... more »