Enroll in Harrisburg University's Designing Games & Simulations and Attend Class from Anywhere

Students enrolling in HU's Designing Games & Simulations can earn 3 graduate credits. This project-based graduate course focuses on applying game & simulation design strategies to increase context, motivation, engagement & learning outcomes.
 
 
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July 5, 2011 - PRLog -- Looking for additional educational opportunities in serious gaming? Enroll in Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s “Designing Games and Simulations” graduate course and attend from any location.  Classes take place online through the Adobe Connect virtual classroom platform Wednesdays, 6 PM – 8:50 PM,  August 31 – December 14, 2011.

Students enrolling in LTMS 531 03:  Designing Games & Simulations can earn 3 graduate credits. This project-based graduate course focuses on applying game & simulation design strategies to increase context, motivation, engagement & learning outcomes.

Character development, narrative, user interface, game play, game balancing, principles of level design and feedback in games & simulations will be applied as students design a game or simulation to achieve a learning goal.  The differences & similarities between game & simulation concepts, genres & worlds will be examined as will game & simulation intricacies for specific groups and game production and management.

The instructor is Koreen Olbrish, CEO, Tandem Learning. Koreen applies her background in experiential learning and technology for education for a new way of looking at enterprise learning, encompassing strategies from custom learning solutions to immersive learning environments, to help companies accelerate their organizations' learning initiatives.  The majority of Koreen's experience has been in the development of enterprise learning solutions, starting as a Training Manager for a technology company, then serving as an Instructional Designer for several years developing online simulations and custom learning solutions.

Join Koreen Olbrish and students in the classroom at Harrisburg University from any location in the world.  You’ll have an opportunity to interact with the classroom live as you participate from your desktop at any location through the Adobe Connect virtual classroom platform.

* Complete the Online Non-Degree Application at http://myhu.harrisburgu.edu/ics/Admissions/Home.jnz?portl...'
* Contact Andy Petroski, Director and Assistant Professor of Learning Technologies with any questions about the course at 717-901-5167 or apetroski@harrisburgu.edu
* Contact Teri Mickle in Admissions with any questions about non-degree application at 717.901.5131 or tmickle@harrisburgu.edu

The LTMS program is a part-time or full-time 36 semester hour program that provides students with leading edge approaches and skills to help them apply existing and emerging learning technologies in a variety of learning environments. The innovative, applied learning technologies program provides students with immediate career benefits while preparing students for projected industry needs.

Learn more about the Learning Technologies Master of Science program at http://www.harrisburgu.edu/learningtechnologies .

Founded in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania's need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution that produces graduates who provide increased competence and capacity in science and technology disciplines to Pennsylvania and the nation. Harrisburg University ensures institutional access for underrepresented students and links learning and research to practical outcomes. As a private University serving the public good, Harrisburg University remains the only STEM-focused comprehensive university located between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

For more information on the University's demand-driven undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in applied science and technology fields, call 717.901.5146 or email, Connect@HarrisburgU.edu

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Established in 2001 to address Central Pennsylvania’s need for increased opportunities for study leading to careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, Harrisburg University is an innovative and ambitious private institution.
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