Diverse Families & Media: Using Research to Inspire Design

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Faculty Highlight for the College of Education, Health & Human Services

Sinem Siyahhan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at CSUSM co-authored a casebook and design guide published by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.  Siyahhan is also the Founding Director of Play2Connect, an initiative that aims to support family learning, communication, and connection through gaming (play3connect.org). During the last decade, Siyahhan researched and designed educational video games and applications, and game-based learning experiences and programs for youth and families in schools, museums and libraries. She was a MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Emerging Scholar, and a Science and Technology Fellow for the  Gordon Commission on the Future of Assessment in Education.

To review the design, visit: http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/publication/diverse-families-and-media-using-research-to-inspire-design/

Related blog post: http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/2015/10/30/designing-for-diverse-families/

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