Kan Yang Li
Assistant Professor of Communication Design & Technology, Art, Media and Technology
Assistant Professor of Communication Design and Technology
Kyle Li is the director of BFA design & technology. He helpt build two DT concentrations, Creative Technology and Game Design, for sophomores to juniors. During the new and old curriculum transition, he also implemented a new TA Pool system that allows BFADT junior and thesis students to get technical help on their project from MFADT students.
His research is wrapped around the affordance of play. Kyle's other responsibility is the lead game developer at the Gaming SMALLab in Quest 2 Learn New York. He collaborates with teachers, curriculum designers, and assessment experts to create game-like learning packages (scenarios) that employ his research in play design, ludic technology, embodiment, and multimodality. He has designed and developed over 30 active learning scenarios since 2008 on science, math, biology, history, system thinking, and wellness.