Courses & Units

Serious Games KIT323

Introduction

A serious game is a digital game designed for a primary purpose beyond pure entertainment, such as education, behavioural change, or raising awareness of an issue. KIT321 Serious Games introduces the concepts, issues and techniques related to the design of serious games, such as ludology, behavioural, and educational psychology and allows you to design and develop a serious game, from the initial concept pitch, through the design and development processes, resulting in a commercially-ready game.

Summary

Unit name Serious Games
Unit code KIT323
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Coordinator

Dr Kristy de Salas

Teaching staff

Dr Kristy de Salas

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KIT207

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KIT423

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

5 x 170 minute lectures daily in week 1,  5x170minute tutorials in week 3, 4x170minute tutorials in week 9, 3 hour tutorials in weeks 2, 10

Assessment

100% in-semester (4 assignments involving prototyping and reports, 25%, 30%, 20%, 25%)

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Textbooks

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