George Lucas Educational Foundation

Matthew Farber, Ed.D.

Matthew Farber, Ed.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Technology, Innovation, and Pedagogy program at the University of Northern Colorado. His research is at the intersection of teacher education, learning technologies, and game-based learning. Dr. Farber has been invited to the White House, and he has been interviewed about games and learning by NPR, Fox News Radio, USA TODAY and The Wall Street Journal. He is also an Edutopia blogger, a Certified BrainPOP Educator, and he is in the iCivics Educator Network. His book, Gamify Your Classroom: A Field Guide to Game-Based Learning -- Revised Edition (Peter Lang, 2017; http://a.co/fTnQPCS) features a foreword from USA TODAY's Greg Toppo. He is the also co-editor of The Game Jam Guide (Carnegie Mellon University: ETC Press, 2017; https://t.co/e8LgXf3HRu). His latest book, Game-Based Learning in Action: How an Expert Affinity Group Teaches with Games (Peter Lang, 2018; http://bit.ly/GBLinAction), has a foreword from James Paul Gee.

Areas of Interest: 
game-based learning,
project-based learning,
social media,
mobile learning,
gamification,
maker,
educational technology,
assistive technology

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