Catalog 2017-2018 
    Feb 27, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GAME 108 Interactive Media Design

5 credits

This course explores current trends and development in interactive media and interface/interaction design. Students will gain an understanding of terminology and concepts essential to interactive platforms by observing and analyzing contemporary content, and applying theoretical interaction principles to projects and exercises. Elements and principles of design will be reviewed with an emphasis on applying these principles to interaction design and usability for web and mobile device content.

Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Develop professional awareness through research and networking
  • Define concepts and terminology in interaction design
  • Define the processes for developing interactive applications from concept to final product
  • Analyze various types of interactive media based on game theory and strategy, their historical context, future applications, and current trends
  • Evaluate interactive applications critically

Total Hours: 60 Lecture Hours: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20