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David Shaffer

David Shaffer

Expert on computer games, digital media, education and assessment of 21st century learning

Professor, learning science, educational psychology; game scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research School of Education Work: 608-265-4602 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Computer games and learning
  • Kids and new media
  • Testing and assessment of learning
  • What is worth learning in 21st century schools
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Economic competitiveness
  • Education and globalization


  • Author, "How Computer Games Help Children Learn"
  • Marie Curie Fellow, European Union
  • Fellow, National Academy of Education