CMPS177: Creative Strategies for Designing Interactive Media

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This course surveys tactical, structural, contextual and other methods to enhance creativity and innovation in the design of games and other interactive media. To innovate in a field of fixed genres is challenging; the allure of modeling exemplars is strong. Although imitation can be successful in the marketplace, the most creative action occurs on the leading edge of change. Innovation benefits from strategies and methods that are directly aimed at exploring new perspetives and structures to learn through the process of discovery. This course investigates strategies for creativity and innovation drawn from diverse fields, including interactive affordances, narrative and poetics, biology, contextual inquiry, and design research.

5 Credits

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2014-15
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Renamed CMPM 177 as of Fall 14- See CMPM 177 for schedule

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