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James Woods Lectures - Craig Anderson, James Gee and Craig Watkins

When: Thu., Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. 2011

James Gee, Craig Watkins and Craig Anderson will all participate panel on technology as a part of the Butler University 2011-2012 J. James Woods Lectures in the Sciences and Mathematics. The discussion will focus mostly on video games, technology and their impact on youth.

Gee, a member of the National Academy of Education, is the author of Sociolinguistics and Literacies, one of the founding documents in the formation of the New Literacy Studies

Watkins studies young people's social and digital media behaviors while teaching at the University of Texas in Austin. Watkins addresses issues that range from the social impacts of young people's participation in digital media culture to educational implications.

Butler alumnus Craig Anderson is a distinguished professor of liberal arts and sciences in the Department of Psychology at Iowa State University.

For more info, visit www.butler.edu.

Price: Free.

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