David Kaufman

David Kaufman received his doctorate from the University of British Columbia in 1973. Since that time, he has held a number of academic and administrative positions. Dr. Kaufman was the 1998 recipient of Dalhousie University’s Instructional Leadership Award for his efforts in promoting and enhancing teaching. In 2001, he was appointed Director of the Learning and Instructional Development Centre at Simon Fraser University, and has recently completed a seven-year term. Since 2003, he has been a Professor in the Faculty of Education, and is continuing his academic work. Dr. Kaufman has given more than 200 presentations at universities and conferences in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, South Africa, and the Caribbean. He has published extensively, with more than 100 published articles and chapters and a co-edited book (Distance Education in Canada) to his credit. He is also a reviewer for many journals, professional associations and funding agencies. Dr. Kaufman and his colleague Dr. Louise Sauvé recently completed a $3 million, five-year project entitled Simulation and Advanced Gaming Environments (SAGE) for Learning. They currently hold an SSHRC research grant, and are continuing their work in this area.


Educational Gameplay and Simulation Environments: Case Studies and Lessons Learned
David Kaufman, Louise Sauvé. © 2010. 528 pages.
Games and simulations are not only a rapidly growing source of entertainment in today's world; they are also quite beneficial. They enable players to develop quick-reaction...