Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris.


Kan Yang Li

Kan Yang Li

Assistant Professor of Communication Design & Technology, Art, Media and Technology

Assistant Professor of Communication Design and Technology

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    Kyle Li is an assistant professor of media design in the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design. He teaches various core design studios to help students develop a design process that is unique and sustainable. He also develops his own courses as a way to bring in emerging design techniques and new inspiring technologies.

    He followed Katie Salen into the realm of game & education in 2008. As a creative technologist and a game developer, he had helped Katie built up a collection of over 30 digital game scenarios and many unique physic interfaces for Quest 2 Learn New York. He collaborates with teachers and curriculum experts to create game-like learning scenarios that employ his research at Parsons.

    These games scenarios are science, math, biology, history, system thinking, and wellness. He and two collaborators won the HASTAC Game Changer competition for Best in class: Innovation award and the people's choice award at E3 by building learning experiences on Sony Playstation 3. He was awarded by the United States Chief Technology Officer in 2010.

    Research Interests:

    play experience design, ludic technology, embodiment, multimodality