Visitors to David Conover’s Game Design class at Connally High School scan the darkened room, finding students smiling at computer screens, each engaged in a video game. But this is no game arcade of yesteryear. It's more like a portal to a different way of learning.
Conover’s students have come together from a variety of backgrounds to bond as artists, engineers, and project managers in the creation of video games, often for real-world clients.
Along the way, they’ve worked and rubbed elbows with experts in different fields: head engineers for IBM supercomputer Watson Group and pharmaceutical science experts....
“Imagine: These students are having conversations with the global director of IBM game design plus the head engineers of Watson,” said Conover. “They’re all having this creative, innovative dialogue. I think this is a first.” Read more.
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