Christopher Medina’s Profile

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Christopher Medina
Major Program of Study
Entertainment Technology

My Courses

Game Design and Media Skills Lab

Game Design and Media Skills Lab

This 3 hour Lab consists of a series of workshops that offer supportive instruction and training in a verity of software programs, digital tools, and platforms. Specifically, we will be s working with WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Audition, and Unity. These workshops are introductions to the programs and tools for digital imaging, graphics, video, sound, and interactive design and are designed to foster a culture of collaboration and sustainable learning communities. Students will be expected to complete a series of guided assignments that cultivate digital skill sets as well as conceptual frameworks, which lend themselves to interactive storytelling and game studies. Active participation in class is required as well as timely completion of assignments. Students will be maintaining Open Lab portfolio blogs in which they will post all assignments. Students are also required to reflect on each post and discuss in writing their ideas, and challenges in completing the assignment. This is a portfolio-based class and in order to complete the course successfully, students are required to have a completed online portfolio and to have actively participated in critiques and class challenges.

MTEC1101 Emerging Media Foundation, FA2018

MTEC1101 Emerging Media Foundation, FA2018

This course is an introduction to emerging, interactive multi-media technology with a focus on interdisciplinary, project-based, cooperative learning. Students will be immersed in the protocols and processes of emerging and interactive media design, including: idea development, research, documentation, presentation, prototyping, and production, which will serve them in the face of rapid changes in technology. Students will explore basic theoretical and applied concepts of audio, visual, haptic, immersive, sensory and interaction design through creative group projects, visiting professionals, field trips and online documentation of their work.

Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

An introduction to the research methodologies utilized in the social and behavioral sciences, beginning with the fundamentals of research design, through data collection, analysis, interpretation, and the final reporting of results. Both quantitative and qualitative designs are examined using software to aid in inquiry and analysis.

MTEC 2210 Game Design and Interactive Media, SP2019

MTEC 2210 Game Design and Interactive Media, SP2019

This course offers a cross-disciplinary foundation for the design of games and interactive multi-media technology for artists, designers and technologists. Students will learn human-centered design principles and apply these methodologies to collaborative team-based projects across web, mobile and games. Using case studies, brainstorming processes, and rapid analog and digital prototyping, students learn design thinking and problem-solving techniques to enhance usability, incorporate sensory experience, influence perception, increase appeal, and make more effective interactive design decisions.

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My Clubs

Experiential Art & Design Club (EXP)

Experiential Art & Design Club (EXP)

A space to create & playtest digital experiences. Come make video games, interactive art, VR/AR worlds, and literally anything else you can think of in room V-314 (Voorhees Hall). We meet every Thursday @ 1-2pm. Have a project idea, but don’t know where to start? Team up with other students & make it happen. New to indie dev? Watch tutorials on Unity/C#, ask us for help and learn as you go. Need materials? We’ve got sensors, game controllers, and Arduinos for you to borrow. Even if you can’t make it to club meetings, catch us @ hackathons & art installations all over NYC. Check out our OpenLab for events, free assets, source code, scholarships, jobs, and more :)

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