Senior Advisor: SciPlay
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Dr. Brunner has been involved in the research, production, and teaching of educational technology in a variety of subject areas for fifty years. In addition to conducting research projects about the relationship between learning, teaching, and technology, she has designed and implemented educational materials incorporating technologies to support inquiry-based learning and teaching in science, social studies, media literacy, and the arts.
She has worked extensively with staff and students in a variety of school environments on curriculum development projects, teacher support and training, and informal education. She taught experimental courses at Bank Street College and the Media Workshop New York, in which teachers were introduced to new technologies, learned how to integrate technology into their curriculum, and how to use multimedia authoring tools to design their own educational programs.
She has also been an industry consultant for the design of educational and entertainment products for children during the last four decades. Her areas of expertise range widely, from gender and technology to media literacy education, from designing digital games to developing new evaluation methodologies.