There is significant research behind the benefits of gaming to help children develop problem solving, creativity and collaboration skills.
In this 1 hour program, Years 7-10 and VCAL students will help develop a 3D game and explore how to create innovative and immersive games using emerging technologies.
During the session, students will explore skills in design thinking, literacy, numeracy and digital technologies.
Intended learning outcomes:
Introduction to the structure and opportunities involved with the Video Game Industry
Use the first stages of the Design Thinking methodology
State the best industry-standard game engines
State several pathways into getting experience in the coding of a computer game
Written tutorial is also available in the resource pack. This program can be tailored for extended engagement
– minimum 3, 1 hour sessions.