Courses

Interaction Design Summer School @ FEUP

Within the Digital Media Summer Institute 2013 we present the Interaction Design Summer School by Bruno Nobre and Cláudia Pernencar, Digital Media Ph.D. students from the UT Austin | Portugal Program and invited assistant professors from IADE-U (Institute of Art, Design and Enterprise - University). This course will be held at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (www.fe.up.pt) from July 8th to July 19th.
 
The course will focus on the development of an Interaction Design project from a user centered design approach. This will give an overview of the principles, processes, and tools that supports interaction design, focused in the pursuit for innovative and lateral thinking in the creation of interactive media.
 
Students will be able to plan and develop an interactive prototype through design thinking processes and applying user experience design methods.
 
The first week include classes in the morning and afternoon and the second week is devoted to free project work, with final project presentations at the end of the week.
 
Fee: 30 € (includes course, coffee breaks, access to course materials and resources, and course certificate)
 
The number of seats is limited, so pre-registration is required via the form below, until Monday, July 1st. 
On Tuesday, July 2nd, participants will be informed of acceptance or non-acceptance of registration. 
The selected participants will be requested to formalize their registration until Thursday, July 4th.
 
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Digital Games' Design Summer School @ FEUP

 
A Digital Games Design Summer School by Bruce Pennycook (http://pennycook.music.utexas.edu/) from the University of Texas at Austin, will be held at the Faculty of Engineering  of University of Porto (www.fe.up.pt) from June 17th to July 5th. 
 
The course will focus on using a game engine to design and develop a digital game. Students will employ the GameSalad game engine (http://gamesalad.com) to design the game and other open source software to create the graphics and audio.
Students will explore the distinct tasks involved in digital game design to create an entertainment game that explores a specific narrative.
 
The first two weeks include classes in the morning and lab work in the afternoon. The final week is devoted to free project work, with final project presentations at the end of the week.
 
Fee: 35 € (includes course, coffee breaks, access to course materials and resources, and course certificate)
 
The number of seats is limited, so pre-registration is required at http://bit.ly/GamesSummerSchoolFEUP2013 , until Monday, June 10th. 
 
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