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Dec 12th 2016

Have you ever wondered how playing games can help us to train people, deal with societal challenges or raise awareness of contemporary social issues? In this MOOC you will learn the ins and outs of games that are designed with exactly those purposes in mind: serious games. We will define serious games and discuss the different types that have been developed. We will explain why people like to play them and what impact they may have.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Dec 12th 2016

Este curso oferece respaldo aos interessados em atuar como desenvolvedores, pesquisadores e docentes na área do jogos, tendo como foco o entendimento destes como partes integrantes da cultura contemporânea e do cenário artístico atual.

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Nov 21st 2016

Alguma vez você já imaginou criar o seu próprio jogo para iPhone e iPad? ou aumentar o engajamento dos usuários de algum aplicativo seu, transformando-o numa espécie de jogo onde os usuários podem competir entre si para ganhar pontos e prémios? Neste curso você irá conhecer os princípios de desenvolvimento de jogos, o SpriteKit - framework de criação de jogos 2D da Apple e o GameCenter - rede social de jogos da Apple.

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Nov 7th 2016

Intended for both newcomers who are curious about video games and experienced gamers who want to reflect on their passion, this course will explore what happens to stories, paintings, and films when they become the basis of massively multiplayer online games. The Lord of the Rings trilogy—the novels, films, and video game—are our central example of how “remediation” transforms familiar stories as they move across media.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Oct 6th 2016

This project-based course explores the process of designing and developing educational games, including issues associated with assessment, implementation and marketing. The field of learning games is rapidly growing, with interest from academics, publishers, schools and startups. But what makes a good learning game? Where do ideas come from and how do you create them? These are the questions that this course tries to answer.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Jun 1st 2016

See how easy learning computer science can be. Use Scratch to create games, animations, stories and more. Want to learn computer programming, but unsure where to begin? This is the course for you! Scratch is the computer programming language that makes it easy and fun to create interactive stories, games and animations and share them online.

Average: 4 (5 votes)
Oct 19th 2015

The use of games in educational contexts has recently received growing attention. Many teachers are interested in using games in their classrooms, but can’t find a right context to adopt games that match their curriculum. This course provides an introduction to the educational value of games, game genres, gaming literacy, and new literacy. Teachers will play games and analyze how gaming can cultivate learners’ new literacy, understand how game debriefing can help scaffold students’ learning, and identify factors affecting the adoption of games in educational contexts.

Average: 10 (3 votes)
Sep 10th 2015

While there exists much relevant knowledge about natural resources, they are frequently mismanaged, sometimes with dramatic consequences for those involved. In this course you build solid intuitive understanding of various natural resources. You also develop the skills and competencies needed for proper management. The course makes use of animations, simulators, and simulations, and it offers an exam and course credit at the masters level.
Application deadline: 27 August 2015.

Average: 7.5 (4 votes)
Apr 21st 2015

Do you want to know what Gamification really is about? Do you want to learn how to design fun and engaging experiences? Are you ready to change your world with game design? Then join us in this MOOC!

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