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Lights, Camera, Computer - Action! How Digital Technology is Transforming Film, TV, and Gaming (FutureLearn)

Discover the emerging technologies shaping the future of storytelling and how you can start a career in the screen industry. Investigate the impact of technology on digital storytelling. On this three-week course from Screen Industries Growth Network (SIGN), you’ll explore the impact technology has already had on storytelling in [...]
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Serious Gaming (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Collaborative Foresight: How to Game the Future (Coursera)

You’ll never have a complete picture of what's possible in the future if you look at it from just one point of view. The best way to expand your vision? Engage as many people as you can, and “game out” the possibilities together. In this course, you’ll learn how [...]
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Introduction to Game Design (Coursera)

Welcome! This course is an introduction to the primary concepts of gaming, and an exploration of how these basic concepts affect the way gamers interact with our games. In this course you will understand what defines a “game” and the mechanics and rules behind different types of games. Through [...]
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Types of Games in Level Design (edX)

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Types of Games in Level Design (edX)
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Explore the many types of video games and their level design considerations. There are many categories of video games, often classified by their characteristics or goals—not by the type of gameplay they contain. Are you curious to learn about the growing variety of genres and subgenres? Want to discover [...]
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History of Game Design: Prehistory to the late 1980s (edX)

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History of Game Design: Prehistory to the late 1980s (edX)
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Discover how board and arcade games evolved into ground-breaking video game consoles. Want to take a fascinating journey through the history of gaming? Then this course is for you. Our journey begins with an exploration of how ancient board games evolved into modern board games and arcade games. Then [...]
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History of Game Design: 2010 to the beginning of 2021 (edX)

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History of Game Design: 2010 to the beginning of 2021 (edX)
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Learn about the modern age of gaming, the move towards mobile and the future of gaming. We will now turn our attention to the consoles of the eighth and ninth generations and learn about advances in computer gaming and related gaming technologies, including a decline in physical game media [...]
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History of Games: 1990 to the late 2000s (edX)

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History of Games: 1990 to the late 2000s (edX)
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Discover the technological breakthroughs, gadgets and consoles that revolutionized the gaming industry. It’s now time to continue your captivating journey through the history of gaming. In this second course, you will learn about the technological advancements of the early 1990s and the development of the fourth- and fifth-generation video [...]
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Esports: Leveling Up Teach-Out (Coursera)

Oct 3rd 2021
Esports: Leveling Up Teach-Out (Coursera)
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Explore the growing competitive gaming phenomenon that has changed the lives of millions of gamers and non-gamers alike while challenging the concept of a sport. In this Teach-Out. you'll join a conversation about the history of esports as well as gain an understanding of who participates in esports, how [...]
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Esports: Leveling Up Teach-Out (FutureLearn)

Discover the history of the multibillion-dollar esports industry, the ways it has impacted society, and how you can get involved. Explore the global phenomenon of esports. Esports is a phenomenon that has changed the lives of millions of people and challenged the very concept of sport. On this two-week [...]
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