The course is included in these curricula and study modules
- Media culture 2014 - Common professional studies for media culture
- Media culture 2015 - Common professional studies for media culture
- Media culture 2016 - Common professional studies for media culture
- Media culture 2017 - Common professional studies for media culture
- Media culture 2018 - Common professional studies for media culture
- Film and media 2019 - Common professional studies for media culture
- Film and media 2020 - Common professional studies for media culture
The course takes place in period
4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is to introduce the ideas of interactive storytelling in a critical way that leaves participants able to articulate the practical and theoretical difficulties in trying to create an interactive story.
At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: 1. define interactive storytelling and explain clearly what it is, and what it isn't; 2. clearly distinguish between different modes of interactive storytelling; 3. produce one or more examples of the designs for a simple interactive story; 4. pitch the ideas for the interactive story in terms of a specific intended audience.
Block 1: theories and practices Block 2: creating a storyboard for an interactive story using the theories presented Block 3: creating story worlds for reusable stories Block 4 group project: story world Block 5: group project: creating and pitching a story world and sample story for a specific target group.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
There are no prereqisites.
Previous course names
The course will take place almost exclusively online. There will be one compulsory meeting at the beginning of the course, and a second meeting at the end.
- Lectures - 60 hours
- Excursions and demonstrations - 10 hours
- Individual- and group instruction - 5 hours
- Practical exercises - 10 hours
- Small-group work - 10 hours
- Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 hours
- Internet-based studies - 10 hours
- Total workload of the course: 135 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Demonstrations and proficiency exams
To pass the course the student should present all assignments, and present the final project.
Home page of the course
No limit (61 students enrolled)
Assignments valid until
Until date 2019-05-15
The timetable of the course
First meeting: April 1 2019 Final meeting: April 29, 2019
Course enrolment period
2020-03-09 to 2020-04-05
Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations