A world-class researcher, speaker, teacher and author focused on the creation and use of video games in education, Dr. Richard Van Eck is the Associate Professor and Graduate Director of the Instructional Design and Technology Program at the University of North Dakota. He has published and presented extensively on the field of digital game-based learning and is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences around the world.
About TEDx, x=independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event.
The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized