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Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson
Andrew Peterson

Coordinator of Instructional Technology
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

  • Book Chapter
    Peterson, A., Vanek, A. (2016). "Live Action Role-Playing (LARP): Insight into an Underutilized Educational Tool," Learning, Education & Games (volume two: bringing games into educational contexts) (2). pp. 219-240. ETC Press.


  • 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 [email protected]: 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).
  • Keynote/Plenary Address
    Peterson, A. (Presenter), Digies, "Esports as the new Digital Media Hub," Genesee Valley Educational Partnership, Batavia Campus 8250 State Street Road Batavia, NY 14020, (December 13, 2019).
  • GenCon | Trade Day
    Peterson, A., GenCon | Trade Day, "Esports in Education," GenCon | Trade Day, Indianapolis, IN, (August 2019).
  • Lecture
    Peterson, A. (Author & Presenter), Ferris Now, "Esports in Education," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (March 18, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Wakeel, F., Peterson, A., Rowan, J. A., Mahdi, G., Kavanaugh, A., Student Success Summit, "Social and Emotional Learning: What is it? Why does it matter? How might it be addressed," Retention and Student Success, Big Rapids, MI, (May 8, 2018).
  • Lecture
    Anderson, S. A., Motz, K. L., Peterson, A., Maixner, G., Michigan Open Educational Resources Summit, "Jumpstarting OER on Campus: Faculty on Board," Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI, (September 22, 2017).
  • Exhibit
    Peterson, A., GenCon | Trade Day, "Minecraft EDU | Kerbal Space Program," GenCon | Trade Day, Indianapolis, IN, (2015).
  • Demonstration
    Peterson, A., Lilly North, "The Marshmallow Challenge," Lilly North, Traverse City, MI, (2014).
  • Demonstration
    Peterson, A., ISTE, "Oculus Rift Demonstration," ISTE, Atlanta, GA, (2014).