University XP
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University XP is the home for games-based learning.

It’s lead by its Managing Partner Dr. Dave Eng, Ed.D. 

Dave Eng is an intellectual and creative educator, designer, and researcher who combines games, theory, and technology to define next practice. He has over 12 years of higher education experience working in student affairs, administration, and the faculty. His accolades include the book *Other Duties as Assigned: Student Affairs on Semester at Sea; an interview by the New York Times on serving“Suitcase Schools;” as well presenting and speaking at over 20 different academic and professional conferences.

Dave serves as a clinical professor & educational technologist at New York University’s School of Professional Studies and a professor of practice of table top game design at Troy University. 

Dave consults with businesses, institutions, and organizations as the Managing Partner of University XP on game, instructional, and experiential design, as well as in training, up skilling, research, and development. 

Dave advises student affairs professionals on their job search in his role as Provost at The Job Hakr.  

His research interests include learning theory, technology, and games. Find out more at

Fun Fact: He has been seasick in every time zone.

New York University School of Professional Studies
Troy University
University XP
The Job Hakr

Northeastern University, EdD
New York University, MA
University of Hartford, BA