CFP: GLSES Workshops


2013 Games+Learning+Society Educators Symposium:

Innovation, Inquiry, and Imagination

Call For Proposal (CFP): Workshops

The Games+Learning+Society 9.0 Conference begins Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the University of Madison-Wisconsin’s Memorial Union with the Educators Symposium programming featuring innovation, inquiry, and imagination in games-based learning. The GLS Educators Symposium promotes professional development opportunities to celebrate and deepen educators’ use of games in various educational settings, and foster collaboration among teachers, designers, researchers and others throughout the elementary to higher education continuum. Educators Symposium programming on Tuesday, June 11 will set an exciting tone for GLS 9.0 and provide a unique forum for educators to network, design, and play.

Workshop (Blind peer-reviewed)

2013 Educators Symposium programming at GLS 9.0 seeks interactive, two-hour long workshop in a single session, during which facilitators engage the audience directly; they are highly participatory and creative, featuring a variety of hands-on activities and include discussion and debriefing following the activity. Previous GLS workshops for educators have featured rapid game prototyping, mobile game development, early literacy learning, civic engagement and gaming, and digital storytelling and media.


To submit a workshop proposal please visit the GLS secure submission site at: starting January 15th, 2013. Submissions for the 2013 Educators Symposium workshops are due by 11:59 P.M. Friday, March 15, 2013.

Workshop Proposal Guidelines

Please include the following in all workshop proposals:

  • Workshop Title 
  • Workshop facilitator name(s)/number of facilitator(s) 
  • 500 words maximum description 
  • Overview of workshop procedures and format 
  • List of learning objectives 
  • Description of special requirements for technical needs 
  • Description of possible dissemination of tools used in workshop 
  • Description of the target audience 
  • Range of number of participants required
    Additional Information
    Workshops that outwardly promote a specific program or commercial product will not be accepted.
    Please send questions and inquiries to
    GLS Educators Symposium Chair Remi Holden at

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