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Explaining collegiate esports – Cybbi Barton

Cybbi Barton discusses the many considerations that go into the development of a collegiate esports team.

We return with Cybbi Barton, Assistant Director of Esports and Intramural Programs at the University of Michigan, who discusses the formation of collegiate esports teams including how competitors are recruited, what games are selected, and diversity, equity, and inclusion implications at the collegiate level of competitive gaming.

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Discussion: In what capacity do you think colleges and universities should support the development of esports teams?

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