UMW in Sweden
Nordic Quests: Beginning Game Design & Digital Storytelling
|Join Dr. Mary Kayler to get up-close and personal with Viking history and current gaming technology on this eighteen day Scandinavian experience.
Shared accommodations will be in local hotels and hostels allowing good access to the conferences and important sites.
Students must enroll in the Summer 1 term course(s) IDIS 350U “Introductory Digital Game Design and Playable Fiction,” worth 3 course credits. While abroad students will attend lectures and organized tours, keep a journal, and participate in discussions as well as collaborate to create an original digital game. Visit playbablefiction.org to view previous projects.
UMW tuition for this summer course is not included in the program fee. Registered students will be provided with a syllabus outlining the requirements for the course prior to departure.
This course satisfies the Experiential Learning OR Global Inquiry general education requirement by contract with the instructor.
Requirements & Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this program. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in order to participate. This program is open to all UMW students regardless of major or year of study.
Faculty-Led Program Scholarships are available to UMW students (deadlines apply).
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