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2013 EDU: Why Are We Still Learning History From Textbooks? Chris Collins at TEDxSacramento

Why Are We Still Learning History From Textbooks? 

Chris Collins at TEDxSacramento

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKL7TLd9XD0&feature=youtu.be
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Published on Dec 11, 2012
Computer games are available everywhere from the desktop to the phone and they give us the easy ability to play alone or in large groups. Virtual technology expert Chris Collins will show how we can use computer game technology to change the way we learn and investigate. 
Chris Collins is the CEO and Founder of Tipodean Technologies, a company focused on gaming technologies across mobile and web. Prior to founding Tipodean, Chris worked at Linden Lab, creator of Second Life. He worked closely with the technical, product, and sales teams, as well as directly with enterprise customers. 
Following Second Life, Chris has gone on to work with the U.S. military and a number of major universities and educational institutions. Chris has worked as a technical consultant across Australia, Europe, and the U.S. 

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