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Tom Toynton

Bloomfield College
Associate Professor
Greater New York City Area
Tom Toynton is an associate professor of Creative Arts & Technology and the coordinator for the Game Development program at Bloomfield College in New Jersey. His students have worked at all levels within the games industry – starting their own indie studios or working for triple-A (AAA) studios such as Kaos and Naughty Dog. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education in Instructional Technology and Media at Teachers College at Columbia University, with a focus in game-like learning and designing experiences that actively engage students in the process of self-discovery, collaboration, and learning towards conceptual mastery. His artistic passion is dynamic storytelling through interactive technology and game environments, and he continues to work on both modding and pen-and-paper role-playing game (PnP RPG) projects in his spare time. Tom is a member of the Education Special Interest Group (SIG) of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) and an advisory panel member of the Northern NJ Chapter of the IGDA. His current professional projects include development of a board game that facilitates PnP RPG experiences, an educational board game that teaches the concept of The Commons, two game projects for the PoLAR Climate Change Education Partnership being funded by the National Science Foundation, and a gamified education platform for teachers.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, June 11

5:00pm CDT

Posters Session & Reception Great HallJung-Hyun Ahn • Dylan Arena • Audrey Aronowsky • Sara Atienza • Ryan Baker • Salvador Barrera • Rex Beaber • Christine Bediones • Jennifer Beecker • Matthew Berland • David Beyea • James Wyman Brantley • Nicholas Carcioppolo • Pantiphar Chantes • Ahram Choi • Mike Christel • Sophia Colantonio • Seth Corrigan • Benjamin DeVane • Michael Donhost • Chad Dorsey • Kelly East • Clayton Ewing • David Gagnon • Hannah Rox Gerber • Kelly Giles • Jen Groff • Yichao Guo • Martha Han • David Hatfield • Nick Heidl • Chris Holden • Remi Holden • Jeffrey Brandon Holmes • Adam Hott • Maria Hwang • G. Tanner Jackson • Anya Johnson • Barbara Z. Johnson • Yvonne Kao • Rafael Kern • Eric Keylor • Jenny Kim • Beth King • Neil Lamb • Katharina Lang • Brian LaPlant • Joey Lee • Xiuyuan Li • Breanne Litts • Solomon Liu • Robert Lockhart • Trudi Lord • Christian de Luna • John Martin • Eduard Matamoros • Gianna May • Betsy McCarthy • Seth McGee • Kevin Miklasz • Justin Mouller • Geoffrey D. Munro • Dodie Niemeyer • Maria Elena Oliveri • Salvatore Papa • Kylie A Peppler • Judy Perry • Stephanie Pfirman • Iulian Radu • Dennis Ramirez • Frieda Reichsman • Naomi Rockler-Gladen • Mark Santolucito • Katerina Schenke • Bob De Schutter • Sean Seyler • Yi Song • Fidel Sosa • Jesse Sparks • Kurt Squire • Chris Standerford • Jessica A. Stansbury • Shonte Stephenson • Cody Steward • Peter Stidwill • Lisa Stump • Woonhee Sung • Matthew Taylor • Michelle Tiu • Tom Toynton • Cathy Tran • Kelly M Tran • Lien Tran • Chris Vicari • Janis Watson • Jason Wu • Simeng Yang • Diego Zapata-Rivera
Thursday, June 12

2:30pm CDT