Concept Lab: Multidisciplinary Game Development Project, 6 cr

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    05.06.2018 - 21.06.2018
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    The course is multidisciplinary and aims to enable students with hands-on skills with game concept development, creative thinking and prototyping through design thinking methods and real-life game concept development project work. The course opens new perspectives for professional development and creates understanding of value of multidisciplinary teams.
Course aims to build understanding of the game design process as a whole.
    The course consists of two parts:
1. interactive online learning about Design Thinking to be completed during May 2018 (can be completed from abroad)
2. Hands-on project work at JAMK Jyväskylä, Finland during June 2018.

Exploration of concepts of user-centric concept development, design thinking, genres of gaming and game industry framework. Process of game concept development and methods to process novel ideas are presented and practiced. The course is using interactive and inspiring methods instead of traditional online or class learning approaches.
    workshops, lectures, online learning, drama and creative methods, project work, individual and group work
    Online learning environment and materials for the virtual part are published in the beginning of May 2018

Materials for the contact classes on July will be introduced during studies as projects progress.
Other info
    Summer School 2018

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