Game Culture and Gamification

2018/2019

Modulets indhold, forløb og pædagogik

The module examines game cultures and gamification as an important aspect of modern culture and human interaction. The program deals with the questions of analysis, design and application of games from user and culturally focused perspectives. The course provides an introduction to the methodology and latest developments in the area of game studies focusing on the approaches relevant to culture and media studies.

Læringsmål

Viden

In this module students will acquire:

Knowledge:

  • organized knowledge of the terminology, theory and methodology used in the field of game studies
  • identification of the latest developments in the area of game studies
  • knowledge and understanding of the basic methods of analyzing and interpreting video games.

Færdigheder

In this module students will acquire:

Skills

  • ability to analyze and interpret video games as cultural and transmedia artifacts
  • ability to build arguments in the area of game studies

Kompetencer

In this module students will acquire:

Competencies

  • conduct self-assessment and understand the need for lifelong learning
  • to design and prioritize tasks required to complete an assignment defined by themselves or others.

Eksamen

Prøver

Prøvens navnGame Culture and Gamification
Prøveform
Skriftlig og mundtlig
The students individually prepare and present a multimedia presentation on a given topic connected to game culture and gamification.
The students also write an essay on a given topic connected to game culture and gamification.

The final grade is based on the evaluation of the presentation (10%) and the evaluation of quality of the essay (90%).

Evaluation: Grading according to the 6-point scale (2-5).
ECTS10
Bedømmelsesform7-trins-skala
CensurIntern prøve

Fakta om modulet

Engelsk titelGame Culture and Gamification
ModulkodeKAMAC201510
ModultypeKursus
Varighed1 semester
SemesterEfterår
This module is offered only as a part of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master of Excellence: Media Arts Cultures at University of Lodz, Poland.
3rd semester
ECTS10
UndervisningssprogEngelsk
UndervisningsstedAnden placering
Modulansvarlig

Organisation

StudienævnStudienævnet for Kommunikation og Digitale Medier
FakultetDet Humanistiske Fakultet