Tracy Fullerton is an experimental game designer and associate professor in the Interactive Media Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts where she directs the Game Innovation Lab. Her design research center has produced several influential independent games, including: Cloud; flOw; Darfur is Dying; The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom; and The Night Journey, a collaboration with artist Bill Viola.
Tracy is on the conference committee for the 2012 Digital Media & Learning Conference in San Francisco, Calif., Mar. 1-3. More details about the conference, "Beyond Educational Technology: Learning Innovations in a Connected World," and call for papers can be found at the conference website: dml2012.dmlcentral.net.
Tracy is interviewed here by Howard Rheingold, a cyberculture pioneer, social media innovator, and author of "Smart Mobs." In this video she says interactive games, mobile technology, and social networks open the door to "rethinking the learning experience" and offer "new forms of education."