Jason Birchfield’s Profile

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Jason Birchfield
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Jason Birchfield
Major Program of Study
Entertainment Technology
Bio

Secretary of Wizz Wonders Game Development.
Peer Mentor for First Year Programs.

My Courses

MTEC2210 Game Design and Interactive Media, SP2024

MTEC2210 Game Design and Interactive Media, SP2024

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.

MTEC 1102-HE90 Production Practices, Fall 2023

MTEC 1102-HE90 Production Practices, Fall 2023

This course is a hands-on introduction to the best practices for production techniques used in games, interactive and tangible media product development. Students will acquire a deep understanding of content generation, technology pipeline and delivery systems for creating web, mobile, games, virtual & augmented reality, interactive installation and museum display, wearables and physical computing. Students will learn the roles and responsibilities, build the skills for each role, as well as apply the design and development processes for each medium. They will be introduced to design thinking and rapid prototyping techniques, as well the green light process essential to bringing a product to market. The structure of this course emphasizes an integrated and multi-modal approach to game design, interactive media and physical computing with modeled instruction and practice in the technical aspects of production.

MTEC1101-HD88 – Emerging Media Foundations – Fall 2023

MTEC1101-HD88 – Emerging Media Foundations – Fall 2023

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.

CT101 3U41 City Tech 101, Summer 2023

CT101 3U41 City Tech 101, Summer 2023

This workshop focuses on helping new students transition to college life, and specifically to City Tech. The workshop will enhance the New Student Connection with additional information, activities, and various opportunities to connect with faculty, staff, and current City Tech students. In addition to learning how to access a variety of college services and resources, students will develop personalized plans for their college career.

City Tech 101 – Alessi – Summer 2023

City Tech 101 – Alessi – Summer 2023

This workshop focuses on helping new students transition to college life, and specifically to City Tech. The workshop will enhance the New Student Connection with additional information, activities, and various opportunities to connect with faculty, staff, and current City Tech students. In addition to learning how to access a variety of college services and resources, students will develop personalized plans for their college career.

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My Clubs

Wizz Wonders Game Development

Wizz Wonders Game Development

The Wizz Wonders club aims to provide a community for students interested in all things game design to congregate and express their creativity. We are in partnership with the Bronx Gaming Network! We put together events, such as game jams, in order to practice and show off skills learned from the club. We welcome students at any skill level, we will try our best to teach you fundamentals so you can make your ideas a reality! Club details: We meet every Thursday AND Monday 12:45 – 2:15 PM (room V-120 Thursdays, room v-119 Mondays)! Discord: https://discord.gg/s7XnuCPfPg Email: thewizzwondersclub@gmail.com

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