Brock Dubbels has been working as a teacher and teacher educator since 1999. As a researcher, Brock is affiliated with the Center for Cognitive Sciences at the University of Minnesota, and specializes in reading comprehension, engagement, and exploring new technologies for assessment, delivering content, and investigating ways people approach learning.
Dubbels is a former Fulbright Scholar, as well as a recipient of a National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health.
He currently teaches engineering for the Minneapolis Public Schools and serves on the District Technology Advisory Committee. He is currently in his 4th year teaching Videogames as Learning Tools at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and is expanding the curriculum to become a 20-credit certificate for teacher professional development on the integration of games and play.
He is also the principal learning architect of a game designed for work force development to train nursing assistants.