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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.

MTEC 1001-D100, Game Design & Interactive Media Skills Lab, Fall 2023

MTEC 1001-D100, Game Design & Interactive Media Skills Lab, Fall 2023

This lab-based course offers supportive instruction and training for digital media design and content delivery using a variety of software programs and platforms. Topics covered include but are not limited to raster graphics, vector graphics, 3D modeling, digital audio, and digital video production and editing. The class offers comprehensive theoretical and practical instruction of the tools and techniques for digital imaging, graphics, video, sound, and interactive design. Specifically, students will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, WordPress, Audacity, Audition, Premiere, and Unity. In addition, workshops have been designed to foster a culture of collaboration and sustainable learning community.

MTEC1101-HD88 – Emerging Media Foundations – Spring 2023

MTEC1101-HD88 – Emerging Media Foundations – Spring 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.

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Honors Scholars Program Modules

Honors Scholars Program Modules

In this series of modules designed for City Tech Honors Scholars, you will be provided with information about academic conference presentations. You can expect to learn how to present your project and research to others. Topics covered include poster formatting, public speaking, panel presentations, and more.

Entertainment Introduction to ENT Technology

Entertainment Introduction to ENT Technology

Course content Introduction to Entertainment Technology

MTEC Connect

MTEC Connect

MTEC Connect is a resource site for a student from the Emerging Media Technology Department. This site will be a compilation of all the resources students require including equipment checkouts, CLT and professor contacts, etc.

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