David Conover was recently nominated by: The White House as a Maker of Change, IBM as a Champion of the Cloud and EdCast as a Global Influencer.
He believes in Making Innovation a management discipline. His Serious Video Games curriculum design specializes in STEAM, PBL learning, instruction, innovation, and entrepreneurialism. The course content is also being designed for faculty training that is interested in further developing their online teaching methods and pedagogical knowledge of instructional design, design thinking, innovative leadership and learning transformative technology tools. There is an additional focus on project management and techniques for possible career advancement. The Serious Video Games -based initiative equips the students with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives that are needed to lead in the 21st century. This synchronous type of efficient educational transformation involves International collaboration that catalyzes change in the classroom, as well as within the student.
David's specialties include: Adobe Educational Leader, SXSWedu Advisory Board; Panelist at SXSW Interactive and Edu, Guest Speaker at Austin Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual State of Education 6 Ideas that will change the World; 2010 Scholastic STEM Video Game Teacher Recognition Award