Creating Community in Esports through Inclusion and Diversity

STEAM Week | Esports Day | Session 2 of 3

Gaming is timeless, and games connect people. And at the university level, esports programs that prioritize that connection through inclusion and diversity ultimately result in success on all levels. In this session, the University of Montana will share how esports can give students a greater sense of community, dedication and purpose, while boosting their communication, collaboration and teamwork skills.

Presenters: Michael Cassens, assistant professor of media arts and director of esports, University of Montana, and Glenn Kneebone, program manager, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Moderator: Rhea Kelly, Executive Editor, Campus Technology


Session 1: 9:00 - 9:50 AM PT
Running a District-wide Esports League

Twitter Chat: 9:50 - 10:00AM PT
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Session 2: 10:00 - 10:50 AM PT
Creating Community in Esports through Inclusion and Diversity

Twitter Chat: 10:50 - 11:00AM PT
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Session 3: 11:00 - 11:50 AM PT
AV-Powered Esports Arenas Bring a Whole New Game to Higher Education

Esports Editorial Led Twitter Chat: 11:50 - 12:30PM PT
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