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Andrew Peterson, EdD

Andrew Peterson, EdD

Andrew Peterson, EdD
Andrew Peterson, EdD

Coordinator of Instructional Technology, eLearning
Extended and International Operations
Phone: (231) 591-2406
Email: [email protected]


  • EdD, Ferris State University, Community College Leadership
  • MA, University of Phoenix, Curriculum and Instruction
  • BS, Northern Michigan University, Business and Computer Information Systems

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Professional Development Workshop, Institute of Play, Institute of Play, Mt. Pleasant, MI, United States

Publications and Intellectual Contributions


  • Panel Presentation
    Rubel, D. T. (Moderator), Peterson, A. (Panelist), Teal, A. (Panelist), Mi-ALA Annual Conference, "The Future Is Virtual: Providing VR Experiences that Enhance Academic Learning," Mi-ALA, Holland, MI, (May 18, 2023).
  • Oral Presentation
    Peterson, A. (Panelist), Smith, M. (Panelist), Meaningful Play, "Legitimizing Analog Games in Academia," Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, (October 14, 2022).
  • Poster
    Lenon, W., Owens, S., Westerkamp, L., Love, S., Smyth, P., Peterson, A., Thompson, W., 2022 Michigan Nursing Summit, "Academic-Practice Partnerships: Creating 360-degree Video for Nursing Education in the Northwest Region of Michigan," Michigan Center for Nursing, Traverse City, MI, (October 6, 2022).
  • Demonstration
    Peterson, A. (Presenter), Games, Learning, and Society Conference, "EnRolled, Playing and Modifying Higher Education," UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, (June 16, 2022).
  • Keynote/Plenary Address
    Peterson, A., Frontiers in Playful Learning, "The ‘Big Picture’: Past, Present, and Possible Futures for Playful Learning," University of Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut, (June 3, 2022).
  • Webinar
    Peterson, A., Esports - Beyond the Game, "Esports Panel Discussion," BOCES, Online, (March 15, 2022).
  • Demonstration
    Peterson, A. (Author & Presenter), Smith, M. (Author & Presenter), GenCon, "Rapid Game Prototyping," Indianapolis, IN, (September 18, 2021).
  • Webcast
    Peterson, A. (Presenter), 4th Annual NAECAD, "Esports as a New Academic Engine," NAECAD, Online, (March 3, 2021).
  • Oral Presentation
    Dowling, T. C. (Panelist), Stapp, W. (Panelist), Stakley, D. (Co-Chair), Peterson, A. (Co-Chair), Herrington, H. (Panelist), Russo, T. (Panelist), Konieczny, A. M. (Author & Presenter), Buys, A. M. (Panelist), HatchEd, "Pursuing External Grants@Ferris: Matchmaking 101," Ferris State University, Zoom, (February 18, 2021).
  • Presentation
    Zube, P., Peterson, A., Cowburn, I., Redker, C., 12th Summit on Communication and Sport, "Youth professionals: Exploring the impact of e-sport coverage on minor cognitive health," International Association for Communication and Sport, Boise, ID, (2019).