Teacher, firefighter and professional athlete used to top the list of what students at Neal Elementary in Bryan wanted to be when they grew up. But in the past couple of years, Neal students in a Texas A&M study began to include variations on "engineer" in their list.
Video games are an ideal medium to captivate an audience because they offer full interactivity. That can have big implications for education: Just ask Texas A&M University, which wrapped up its first ever game-based course this fall.
An interactive art exhibit featuring sonic sculptures, kinetic assemblages and mechanized drawing, created by Sherman Finch, assistant professor of visualization at Texas A&M, opens Friday, January 26 at Art League Houston.