The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the MIT Education Arcade, and Learning Games Network today launched Create UNAOC 2012, an international competition for app and game developers to produce apps and mobile games that enable new avenues for intercultural dialogue
The aim of the project is to identify opportunities through innovative tools that promote intercultural dialogue, drawing on unique cultural resources and experiences of developers around the world. Five finalist apps and games will be selected by an international jury, awarded funds for producers to refine their creations and played by delegates of the 5th Annual UNAOC Forum in Vienna, Austria, 27-28 February 2013. The global competition will accept submissions through the end of November 2012.
Find out more at UNAOC.org!
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About Rhys Daunic: Rhys is a member of the NAMLE board of directors currently serving the Executive Committee as Secretary, and is chair of the Communications Committee. He is a Brooklyn based educator and consultant who integrates media literacy education into a variety of learning environments around the country. He is co-founder and director of The Media Spot, where he specializes in working with organizations, educators and students to design and implement curricula that align media literacy concepts with learning goals through 21st century forms of communication.
Rhys also works with schools and non-profits to create and maintain customized online learning networks, sharing all teaching resources, production notes, articles, tutorials, and archived student productions with the educational community through themediaspot.org.
Additionally, Rhys provides workshops and embedded professional development to K-12 schools throughout New York City as an educational technology consultant with Digital School Solutions (DSS). View author profile.