Richard F. Otto

Richard Otto

Richard F. Otto is the chair of the Digital Media Technologies at East Stroudsburg University. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Memphis, TN. During his tenure as chair of the department, he has upgraded the curriculum, technology and facilities used by DMET students, including building a recording studio, a state-of-the-art multimedia classroom, and procuring and researching the integration of industry standard equipment and computing power throughout the program. His teaching is focused on video and field production. His area of research is virtual gaming communities and the nature of multiple player games, and trying to understand the phenomenon from the player’s perception.


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The Emergence of the ESU Digital Warriors

Monday, July 02, 2018

Provost's Series - Live Gaming Event 04 25 2018 webversion In the early weeks of the fall semester of 2017, we developed a series of events that provided students opportunities to create Esports activities that led to a universitywide showcase competition. We will be presenting these findings at the inaugural Connected Learning Summit, Aug. 2, 2018 at the MIT Media Lab. In April, students from across East Stroudsburg University (ESU) came together to hold a successful League of Legend event in the Digital Media Technologies department. This was the culmination of a year of hard work and exploratory active learning. How did we get there? Our