eCampusOntario funding in action: The Art of Serious Game Design

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02.08.2018 - 1 minute Read

Serious Games (SGs) help to increase students’ engagement and motivation. Designing SGs, however, is a challenge, as these games are typically created within multidisciplinary teams made up of members with diverse experiences in game design.

The research team at Ryerson University has created The Art of Serious Game Design, a methodology to help your team effectively design SGs through guided brainstorming during the crucial conceptual stage of game design.

The hands-on workshop materials, including a facilitator guide based upon The Art of Serious Game Design methodology, can help your team articulate and capture initial ideas, as well as create a paper game prototype.

Access The Art of Serious Game Design:

This project was funded by eCampusOntario and all materials are available as Open Educational Resources (OERs).

Please email Naza Djafarova at ndjafaro@ryerson.ca for a copy of the workshop materials, or to request the Ryerson research team to facilitate a workshop for your team.

 

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