Gaming to Learn: Research Meets Classroom Practice

Today is the University of Northern Iowa College of Education’s Education Summit.  I was invited to talk about gaming in the classroom at this conference.  It was a great opportunity to discuss the topic with about 20 people.  These educators ranged from 19 – 60+ years of age.  It was […]

The Educational Background Behind Gaming – Part 1

It’s NOT about the Games.  It’s about the Gaming. Creative Commons: I like to introduce my university students to Gaming in the Classroom. It is not aboutplaying games but rather about the opportunities and engagement that students experience when they are learning through a gaming framework.   I would like […]

Global Collaboration in Higher Education: An ISTE Webinar presented by Dr. Z and Friends – Wed @ 7 PM CST

Date: 12/9/2015 Time:–Wed at 7 pm in Iowa (CST)–Wed at 8 pm on the East Coast (EST)–Thurs at 9 am in TaipeiPlease, check your local time at: Join:Dr. David Stoloff (Eastern Connecticut State University)Dr. Julie Chen (Chinese Culture University – Taiwan)Dr. Leigh Zeitz (University of Northern Iowa) Session Description:Join […]

11+ Apps to Organize Your Life

This fall I was invited to speak at The Way Up Conference 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.  This is an organization that is engaged in “Developing Women Leaders to Enhance Iowa Higher Education.“ I have spoken there twice before and it is quite an experience.  First off, this conference is […]