2 Classes (24 Units)

11.127 (12), CMS.301 (12)

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11.127 Design and Development of Games for Learning

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Immerses students in the process of building and testing their own digital and board games in order to better understand how we learn from games. Explores the design and use of games in the classroom in addition to research and development issues associated with computer-based (desktop and handheld) and non-computer-based media. In developing their own games, students examine what and how people learn from them (including field testing of products), as well as how games can be implemented in educational settings. All levels of computer experience welcome. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

11.127 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. Klopfer.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 5-134.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+11.127&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site.

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CMS.301 Introduction to Game Design Methods

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Provides an introduction to the process of designing games and playful experiences. Familiarizes students with concepts, methods, techniques and tools used in the design of a wide variety of games. Focuses on aspects of the process such as rapid prototyping, play testing, and design iteration using a player-centered approach. Students work in project groups where they engage with a series of confined exercises, practice communicating design ideas, and discuss their own and others work in a constructive manner. No prior programming experience required. Limited to 15.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.301 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by S. Verrilli and M. Jakobsson.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E25-117.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+CMS.301&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the CMS.301 Stellar site.

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