Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

3

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to bring together conceptual and technical skills from previous courses, and use them to analyse the field of interactive storytelling, to create a sample work in this field, and to explore its potential within broadcast, mobile and online media.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: a) explain the techniques used in interactive storytelling; b) understand the problems and issues inherent in these techniques; c) create a storyboard for an interactive story; d) use their existing skills as a team member in the production of such a storyboard.

Course contents

Block 1: theoretical lectures; analysis of existing examples Block 2: storyboarding techniques; group project to create a storyboard Block 3: analysis of technical issues in design & production; Block 4: mentored group project to produce an interactive story app

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

None

Recommended or required reading

None

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 43 hours
  • Small-group work - 50 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Assignment 1: pitching an idea for an interactive story Assignment 2: presentation of finalised storyboard and production schedule Assignment 3: presentation of first version of story app Assignment 4: presentation of completed app The examinations contribute to the final grade as follows: Assignment 1: 20% Assignment 2: 20% Assignment 3: 20% Assignment 4: 40%

Teacher

  • Granath Thomas
  • Kelly Owen
  • Lindfors Kauko
  • Törnqvist Jutta

Examiner

Mård Tommy

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

Se kurs TV-2-038 (0) See course TV-2-038 (0)

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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