Mediating Reality - Games

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module adds to the knowledge obtained in the 1st semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objectives:  

Explore the chosen specialisation from a formal perspective with a focus on exploring the relationships between real and artificially generated stimuli. Develop and evaluate an application in the chosen specialisation investigating this issue in terms of either: 1) emulating reality, 2) enhancing reality or virtuality, or 3) transforming reality into novel forms of expression and aesthetics.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to understand game development and the evaluation of user experience in games
  • Must be able to understand and compare game design theories, principles and methods

Skills

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to analyse games, gameplay, and game mechanics according to game design theories
  • Must be able to apply game design theories, principles and methods to design new games and interactive entertainment

Competences

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to analyse and plan new game-related development projects by applying knowledge about game design and game development

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work.



Exam

Exams

Name of examMediating Reality - Games
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
In accordance with the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:
Oral examination with external censor based on a written project report and a media-technological product plus an A/V production that illustrates and summarizes the project.

The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.
ECTS15
Permitted aids
With certain aids, see list below
See semester description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for the evaluation are specified in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMediering af virkeligheden - spil
Module codeMSNMGAM2171
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Information and Communication Technology