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Professor Game Podcast | Rob Alvarez Bucholska chats with gamification gurus, experts and practitioners about education

Nov 18, 2019

Lee Sheldon is a game writer/designer; professor of practice in Interactive Media & Game Development at Worcester Polytechnic Institute; author: The Multiplayer Classroom: Designing Coursework as a Game (2 nd edition coming 2020), The Multiplayer Classroom: Game Plans; and Character Development and Storytelling for Games (3 rd edition coming 2020). Recent games: The Lion’s Song (PC, Mac, iOS, Android); Suburbia 2 (Facebook); Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved (Xbox). Classes designed as games: The Janus Door, a cybersecurity class for Cal Poly; Secrets: A Cyberculture Mystery Game, an online class for Excelsior College; and Crimson Dilemma, a business ethics video game for Indiana University. Lee spearheaded the development of the first writing for games full concentration at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the second at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is currently consulting on a NASA-funded game for science museums and planetariums involving the exploration of the moon. In a former life, he was a TV writer/producer with over 200 produced scripts from Charlie’s Angels to Star Trek: The Next Generation.