APPApplication software of a mobiledevice. This could be a smartphoneor a tablet.
AR• Augmented Reality creates a layer of virtual reality over the real world environment using a computer generated sensory input through a GPS enabled application that can be sound, video or graphics.
ARGAn alternate reality game (ARG) is aninteractive narrative that uses thereal world as a platform and usestransmedia storytelling to deliver astory that may be altered byparticipants ideas or actions.
7 Ways Games Reward the Brain1) Use an experience system2) Multiple long and short term aims3) Reward for effort4) Rapid frequent clear feedback5) Element of uncertainty6) Window of enhanced attention7) Other people
Thursday – 7 pm MSTNarrative and Gameplay in Game DesignSherry Jones
Live Events Online• Google Hangout on Air as a quick overview each Monday Noon MT• Tweetchat each Wednesday evening• Thursday livestreamed discussion or panel of guests through Google Hangout on Air and also through Second Life.
Social Media• Twitter - #gamemooc• Flickr – Games Based Learning MOOC• diigo – Apps AR and ARGs
What to Do?• Week 3• Weekly Activities• Events• Discussion