Media Innovation - Games

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

2nd semester or equivalent

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objectives:

Develop and evaluate a novel system that uses concepts and technologies in the chosen specialisation with a focus on exploring 1) its commercial aspects, and/or 2) its socio-cultural implications, and/or 3) its use in generating scientific knowledge.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to understand game design theories, principles, and methods that have been applied in the project

  • Must be able to synthesize relevant concepts in media commercialization and innovation

Skills

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to apply market and trend analysis methods to a media product or production with game elements

  • Must be able to apply game-related tools and technologies to create products that are viable from a commercial, socio-cultural, and/or scientific perspective

Competences

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to evaluate and select relevant game design theories, methods, and tools, with the specific aim of working towards creating new products, commercially viable products, or new knowledge

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work.

Exam

Exams

Name of examMedia Innovation - Games
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
In accordance with the current Framework Provisions and directions on examination
from the Study Board for Media Technology:

Oral examination with internal 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.
ECTS20
Permitted aids
With certain aids:
See semester description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for the evaluation are specified in the Framework Provisions.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMedie-innovation - spil
Module codeMSNMGAM3141
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS20
Language of instructionEnglish
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