Course Info

GAM 326: Games with A Purpose Pre-Production

This course introduces students to the growing field of Games With A Purpose (GWAP) and its manifold application areas such as health, education, social and personal change, activism, journalism, politics and advertising. After laying the theoretical foundation of games as expressive and persuasive media with transformational power, and establishing a framework for the design and assessment of GWAPs, the course focuses on the conceptualization, prototyping, playtesting and evaluation of concrete, client-based projects for purposes beyond entertainment. Instructor Permission Required. PREREQUISITE(S): GAM 392 or GAM 362

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 401
Class number: 41843
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00507 at Loop Campus