In this workshop, we will explore how to use ARIS to create mobile games that can be played on iOS devices.

Today's agenda:

1. Basic introduction to the editor and game interfaces
2. Play a game
3. Create a game
4. Brainstorm how ARIS can be used in your classrooms

Developer David Gagnon on ARIS as a learning environment:

Where is ARIS used?

Mentira for development of language skills

ARIS manuals:

Training materials:


Storyboard template:


Local games lab ABQ
Gamification toolkit
Designing games with middle schoolers
Ms. Bhatt's site on ARIS

Jane McGonigal: //Reality is Broken//
Mindshift: Can Learning Really Be Fun and Games?
Scavenger Hunts: How social media and mobile help deliver a successful marketing campaign
Giant Mice Alternate Reality Gaming
SCVNGR's Gamification Deck
Serious games with Global Kids
NYC Haunts: Bronx Teens Discover Their Neighborhood Through an Interactive Look at the Dead
Center for Locative Media
QR codes in the classroom
Berkeley Center for New Media

Twitter hashtags: #QRCodes, #GBL, #seriousgames, #transmedia