Innovative Educational Ideas
Making Esports Our Own: Stories of Academic Esports
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Dr. Bronwyn Stuckey (PhD, Med, BA) is a Global Consultant Specialist in Game Play, Gamification, Communities of Practice and Learning Communities.
Bron has been engaged in educational community and gameful practices in learning development for the past 15 years. She has worked to explore virtual worlds, games in learning and how we can cultivate identity, agency, citizenship, leadership, and community. She is a postdoctoral research fellow of the Arizona State University Center for Games & Impact and is global leader in the gamification for community and identity cultivation. She is a global Minecraft mentor, is on the board of several educational game startups and sponsors the GameChanger Girls Esports Program. Bron’s overriding drive is to understand how games can support learning and cultivate community for learners which is what brought her to research and adopt esports as a game changer for learning.