Webinar: Escaping Ordinary Instruction: Using Escape Rooms to Get Students Thinking Critically & Creatively with Liz Dunne and Nikki Morse

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Date(s) - 05/21/2020
10:00 am CDT - 10:30 am CDT

Throughout this webinar, the presenters will share how they created a Fyre Festival-themed escape room experience to increase the critical thinking skills of undergraduate students at Florida State University. The presentation will outline the entire escape room development process, from ideation to design, implementation, and evaluation, and will offer participants the opportunity to ask questions and learn strategies they can adapt when creating escape room experiences tailored to their learners.

Liz Dunne is the current Instruction & Reference Librarian at Florida State University Libraries. Since assuming her role, she has been coordinating the Libraries’ reference and lower-level undergraduate instruction programs. Her research interests include investigating how interactive technologies and problem-based learning can increase learners’ critical thinking and information literacy skills. Liz holds a BA in English Literature and a MS in Information, both from FSU, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies.

Nikki Morse currently serves as the Engagement Coordinator at Florida State University Libraries. Her primary responsibilities include managing the event and outreach activities geared toward the undergraduate student population. This includes creating and implementing engagement opportunities to increase critical thinking and problem solving skills and decrease library anxiety at FSU. Her interests lie in project management, experiential marketing, and brand building. Nikki holds a BA in Editing, Writing, and Media and an MA in Integrated Marketing and Communications with a focus in Project Management both from FSU.

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No more seats are available for this webinar. The recording will be on our website within 48 hours after the live event. You can also send us an email and we’ll let you know when the recording is available.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.