IMGD 4600 (B15) -- Subject to Change!
Week Day Class Topic
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Preparation (Quiz)
1 Thu, Oct 29 Introduction/Overview    
Game Design and Instructional Design   Read E2E Ch. 1, 2, 11 (Quiz)
2 Mon, Nov 2 Needs Analysis   Read E2E Ch. 12 (Quiz)
Project Brainstorming     
  Thu, Nov 5 Case Studies (including playable game links)    
Paper: America's Army (simulation/training games) Erika Read 2 papers (Quiz)
Paper: Re-Mission (games for health) Klew Play 2 games (Quiz)
Design/Play/Experience Analysis Framework   Read Winn Handout (Quiz)
3 Mon, Nov 9 Paper: Ayiti - The Cost of Life (games for change) Klew  
Educational Games   Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Game: Mission U.S. (U.S. history) Erika Play 2 games (Quiz)
Instructional Design   Read E2E Ch. 13 (Quiz)
  Thu, Nov 12 Paper: Rai and Beck (math) Erika Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Game: Adventures of Josie True (girls STEM) Klew Play 2 games (Quiz)
Present Project Needs/Task Analysis     
4 Mon, Nov 16 Paper: Life Preservers (evolution) Erika (*) Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Game: CodeCombat (programming) Klew (*) Play 2 games (Quiz)
Gameplay Design   Read E2E Ch. 16 (Quiz)
  Thu, Nov 19 Simulation/Training Games    
Paper: Zielke et al. (cultural training) Klew (*) Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Game: Cybersecure (information security) Erika (*) Play 1 game (Quiz)
The Concept Document   Read E2E Ch. 17 (Quiz)
6 Mon, Nov 30 Paper: Reeve (training teachers) Erika Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Game: Foldit (protein folding) Klew Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Prototyping   Read E2E Ch. 18 (Quiz)
Read Rettig Handout (Quiz)
Read Marmura Handout (Quiz)
  Thu, Dec 3  Game: Stop Disasters! (disaster prevention) Erika Play 2 games (Quiz)
Games for Health    
Paper: Thompson et al. (diabetes prevention) Klew Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Present Final Project Concept Document    
7 Mon, Dec 7 Paper: Goebel et al. (exergames) Klew Read 1 paper (Quiz)
Game: Smash Your Food (nutrition) Erika Play 1 Game (Quiz)
Assessment/Evaluation (Prof. Beck)   Read E2E Ch. 27 (Quiz)
  Thu, Dec 10 Game: At-Risk On Campus Students (mental health) Klew Play 2 games (Quiz)
Game: Lumosity (brain training) Erika  
Games for Change (Political/Social)    
Paper: Lee et al. (climate change) Klew Read 1 paper (Quiz)
8 Mon, Dec 14 Game: Inside the Haiti Earthquake (disaster relief) Erika Play 3 games (Quiz)
Game: ICED (immigration policy) Klew  
Paper: Reeves et al. (energy conservation) Erika Read 1 paper (Quiz)
  Thu, Dec 17 Pitch Final Project Prototype   (Prof. Sheldon attending)
(*) = formal presentation
Sample Paper Formal Presentation PPT Slides PDF version
Sample Game Analysis Formal Presentation HTML HTML Tutorial  Download this zipped folder that contains source files and images for the template. Modify the index.html file using text editor and following instructions in file.