Kan Yang Li
Kan Yang Li is a researcher in the school of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. He works for both Gaming SMALLab at Q2L and PETLab at Parsons.
Kan Yang Li is a researcher in the school of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. With separate degrees in Interactive Design, American Art History and Design and Technology, his research focus on creating opportunities for communication in gameplay by catalyzing different game components of both hardware and software together.
He works as a game designer in two labs, the first one is the Gaming SMALLab at Q2L, there he works with teachers, curriculum specialists, and wellness experts to create educational games that incorporate system thinking, embodiment, collaboration, and multimodality.
The second one is PETlab, it is lab of rapid prototyping. There he and his fellow researchers process massive amount of data using principles of game design, and then turn the data into a step-by-step and easy to understand activity or game for youth.