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The development of SQA Games Qualifications
Problems facing our sector
Eric Schmidt, CEO Google highlights the problems –  http://youtu.be/OrAzjYKd8hE
Prime Minister backs Computer Science in schools -  http://goo.gl/SJ046
How programming is taught is a problem we can solve. 'Yet Another Stock Control System'
 
Unrealsitic expectations of students studying Games Development.
 
Pick a game development tool that suits your course. Some focus on 3D others on coding.
 
NESTA Video Games and Special effects review http://youtu.be/qL4xsEs0-R4
Links Eric Schmidt video -  http://youtu.be/OrAzjYKd8hE Prime Minister article -  http://goo.gl/SJ046 Comp Ed Net -  http:...
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Games Development - Head of Computing update

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Summary of a presentation by Colin Maxwell on delivering Computer Games Development. 2nd December 2011, SQA Heads of Computing Event, Glasgow. Scottish Qualifications Authority.

  • Links from the presentation:
    Eric Schmidt video - http://youtu.be/OrAzjYKd8hE
    Prime Minister article - http://goo.gl/SJ046
    Comp Ed Net - http://www.compednet.com/
    Colin's blog - http://goo.gl/1MzK
    LTS Consolarium - http://goo.gl/c3QLt
    NESTA review - http://youtu.be/qL4xsEs0-R4
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Games Development - Head of Computing update

  1. 3. The development of SQA Games Qualifications
  2. 4. Problems facing our sector
  3. 5. Eric Schmidt, CEO Google highlights the problems – http://youtu.be/OrAzjYKd8hE
  4. 6. Prime Minister backs Computer Science in schools - http://goo.gl/SJ046
  5. 7. How programming is taught is a problem we can solve. 'Yet Another Stock Control System'
  6. 9. Unrealsitic expectations of students studying Games Development.
  7. 11. Pick a game development tool that suits your course. Some focus on 3D others on coding.
  8. 13. NESTA Video Games and Special effects review http://youtu.be/qL4xsEs0-R4
  9. 14. Links Eric Schmidt video - http://youtu.be/OrAzjYKd8hE Prime Minister article - http://goo.gl/SJ046 Comp Ed Net - http://www.compednet.com/ Colin's blog - http://goo.gl/1MzK LTS Consolarium - http://goo.gl/c3QLt NESTA review - http://youtu.be/qL4xsEs0-R4

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