Luis Perez Cortes

Post-Doc, Drs. Leyva/Walker

Lab

https://foodforthought.pitt.edu

Research Interests

My research explores how the playing, making, and modding of digital and tabletop games helps develop young peoples' abilities to address environmental issues, benefit underrepresented and underserved students, and aids players see the world, society, and themselves as malleable, re-designable entities.

2nd Language Learning Community & Family-based Learning Computer-supported Collaboration Socio-cultural Factors

Related Research Areas

Informal & Life-long Learning Learning Technology Reading & Language

Recent Publications

Gao, Y., Bernier, J., Kessner, T. M., Pérez Cortés, L. E., & Gee, E. (2022). No player left behind: Exploring the use of collaborative talk in a playfixing activity. CoDesign, The International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts.

Pérez Cortés, L. E.,  Gao, Y., Kessner, T. M., Bernier, J., & Gee, E. R. (2022). Playfixing broken games: A design-oriented activity for engaging in designerly ways of thinking.  International Journal of Game-Based Learning. 

Kessner, T. M., Parekh, P., Aguilera, E., Pérez Cortés, L. E., Tran, K. M., Siyahhan, S., & Gee, E. R. (2021). (Design) thinking out loud: Adolescents’ design talk in a library Makerspace tabletop game design camp. Information and Learning Sciences, 122(9/10), 651-670.

Pérez Cortés, L. E., Gao, Y., Kessner, T. M., & Gee, E. R. (2021). Playing and fixing broken games: A design-oriented activity for engaging in designerly ways of thinking. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Online format.

Parekh, P., Gee. E. R, Tran, K. M., Aguilera, E., Pérez Cortés, L. E., Kessner, T. M., Siyahhan, S. (2021). Board game design: An educational tool for understanding environmental issues. International Journal of Science Education.

Luis Perez Cortes's Google Scholar profile

News and Awards

LRDC Post Doc Luis Pérez Cortés was featured in the November 2022 LRDC Research News for his guest appearance on a podcast, "Just an Hour," sponsored by Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

November 8, 2022

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Listen to Luis Perez Cortes, LRDC Post Doc, on "Just an Hour: Exploring the meaning of transdisciplinary scholarship." ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

October 24, 2022

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Contact

645G MURDC

lep101@pitt.edu

(412) 624-3353

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