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GAME13-374: Designing for Emerging Technology

Description

A distinctive feature of contemporary life is mobile, wearable and ubiquitous computing devices with their strongly interactive character that have become an integral part of our lives. These devices have a diversity of interfaces and functions that we use in our personal, social and public life. Fundamental knowledge and skills in not only the use of new technology but also the seamless integration of it with people’s current devices and lifestyles is essential for interactive media and games design students. This subject will deliver an agile curriculum designed to accommodate the fast pace of changing technology and embed independent learning principles to allow students to critically evaluate new technologies as they become available and incorporate them throughout their vocations.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeGAME13-374
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Students will gain practical experience in the design, development and use of emerging technologies through analysis and creative approaches to tasks and activities.
2. Students will further their critical thinking skills in algorithmic thinking and creativity with digital media through the design and development of emerging technology experiences.
3. Upon successful completion of this subject, students will demonstrate leadership, teamwork and the ability to communicate as professionals with the goal of completing a complex project. By working in small agile teams, students will learn to communicate across technical and artistic domains and be required to create comprehensive documentation, reports and presentations.

Prerequisites

Only available if admitted into HS-20042 - Bachelor of Interactive Media and Design
Pre-requisite: GAME11-110 - Game Design and Logic

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018