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ICAT Playdate: Game Design and Game Studies interdisciplinary curriculum is a Course

ICAT Playdate: Game Design and Game Studies interdisciplinary curriculum

Ended Nov 3, 2023
1 credit

Full course description

Term: Fall 2023

Date: November 3rd, 2023

Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

Location: Community Assembly in the Creativity + Innovation District Living-Learning Community

Instructor: Phyllis Newbill

Presented By: Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT)

 

Description:

We are developing an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on the design and study of games. The curriculum covers the components of game design, narrative devices, key user-experience concepts, ethical considerations, social and representational issues, and visual and narrative tropes. Our introductory course is team-taught by five faculty from around the university in a uniquely structured modular format.

 

Speakers: 

Avery J. Wiscomb (English)

Dajana Nedic (School of Visual Arts)

Emmy Waldman (English)

Evan Lavender-Smith (English)

James Ivory (Communication)

Michael Hsiao (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Sang Won Lee (Computer Science)

Zach Duer (School of Visual Arts)