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Ray Pastore

Ray Pastore

Professor and Program Coordinator of Esports and Online Teaching and Learning - University of North Carolina Wilmington

Ray Pastore, Ph.D. is a professor and program coordinator of Esports and Online Teaching and Learning at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He’s also a game designer, author of “The Instructional Design and Development Process: A How-To Guide for Practitioners” and a YouTuber with over 3.2 million views. He has 28 peer reviewed journal publications on topics that include gamification. With a background in management consulting, game design, game-based learning and instructional design, he has worked on projects for Fortune 100 companies, the military and various universities. His research focuses on multimedia, game design and esports, time compressed audio, online learning and metacognitive strategies. His research has been covered by Wired, Marketwatch, The Ringer, NY Magazine, NBC, MSN and more.