Category Archives: Courses

Classes that include gaming in their subject matter.

UPCOMING GRADUATE COURSE: COM 569: “Communication Strategies in Video Games and Virtual Worlds” (Winter 2013)

COM 569, “Communication Strategies in Video Games and Virtual Worlds,” engages a variety of questions: what makes a game, a video game, or a virtual world compelling?  How can we use these new media to educate, to communicate, and what … Continue reading

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UPCOMING COURSE: CHID 250 D: “Machines to Think With: Novel, Hypertext, Computer Game” (Winter 2013, Schenold)

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UPCOMING COURSE: CHID 496 D: “Heroes & Monsters: Understanding Live-Action Role-Playing Games” (Spring 2012)

For the fourth year running: CHID 496 D: Focus Group: “Heroes & Monsters: Understanding Live-Action Role-Playing Games” Spring 2012, University of Washington Edmond Chang http://staff.washington.edu/changed/496d IN AUGUST 1979, James Dallas Egbert III disappeared from Michigan State University. His disappearance, his … Continue reading

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UPCOMING COURSE: CHID 490 A: “Media + Mind” (Spring 2012)

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Video+Game+Other+Media: Video Games and Remediation

This quarter Sarah Kremen-Hicks and I are embarking on two firsts: teaching together for the first time (though we have presented on panels together and generally celebrate each other’s geeky peccadilloes) and teaching a brand new video game focus group … Continue reading

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