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Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies (CAELT)


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Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies (CAELT)

The Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies (CAELT) is an applied research center that advances the use of various types of interactive media for entertainment and learning.

Under the leadership of Charles Palmer, Executive Director of CAELT, the Center explores the capabilities and possibilities of technologies such as games, simulations, social media, eLearning, video, mobile apps and other novel technologies. The CAELT helps individuals and organizations use interactive technologies in innovative and effective ways through educational programs, professional services, professional development, and community building.


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Active Learning Specialist Certificate

Fizika’s approach to active learning is a synthesis of research and best practices in the disciplines of health and physical literacy, educational neuroscience and cognitive psychology.
The Active Learning Specialist Course prepares practitioners to apply these concepts in a systematic way to improve the learning potential of their students and fellow employees.

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Charles Palmer

Executive Director, Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies

Charles Palmer is passionate about the possibilities of today’s technology and uses it to bring education and science alive for his students. A creative educator and producer, Palmer uses HU’s “synthetic interview” lab—one of only two in the country—to introduce students to speech recognition technology, allowing students to create interviews with entertainment, sports, and political figures, both living and deceased. With professors like Charles Palmer, students learn on a level that other universities can only aspire to achieve.

  • 717-901-5127
  • CPalmer@HarrisburgU.edu