Chris Spielvogel

Chris Spielvogel is Co-Founder of Flip Learning and Senior Lecturer of Communication Arts and Sciences at Penn State University. Chris’s research has appeared in international journals in the fields of digital media, gaming, and learning, communication studies, and American history, while his recent book, Interpreting Sacred Ground: The Rhetoric of National Civil War Parks and Battlefields (University of Alabama Press, January 2013), examines the public memory of the Civil War. Chris’s innovations have been funded by a variety of foundations and agencies, including the National Endowment for the Humanities, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, the Kauffman Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Institute of Education Sciences. He is also the author of Valley Sim, a massively multiplayer simulation on the Civil War that has been featured on C-SPAN2, Education Week, Campus Technology Magazine, and a variety of other national news outlets.