Wednesday, 20 May 2009

HND Computer Games Consultation Events

Just a reminder that we have two Consultation Events coming up for the development of the new HND Computer Games award. The aim of the day is for the Qualification Design Team (QDT) to give an update on where we are at with the development, possible structure themes, survey findings and the opportunity for feedback from those in attendance.

The first event will take place on Thursday 4th June at 1330 hours in the Crowne Plaza, Congress Road, Glasgow - If you would like to register for this event, please click on the URL below:

http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?442274

The second event will take place on Monday 8th June at 1030 hours in the Queens Hotel, 160 Nethergate, Dundee - Again, if you would like to come along, please click on the URL below:

http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?467379

Look forward to seeing you then.
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Friday, 15 May 2009

New Edition of Develop Magazine

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Develop mag - the magazine for European games developers - is now available for free download at the developmag.com website. Just go to developmag.com/print-edition to download it. You'll need to register if you haven't already but it's worth it.


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Thursday, 14 May 2009

HND Computer Games - Consultation Events

We have two Consultation Events coming up for the development of the new HND Computer Games award. The aim of the day is for the Qualification Design Team (QDT) to give an update on where we are at with the development, possible structure themes, survey findings and the opportunity for feedback from those in attendance.

The first event will take place on Thursday 4th June at 1330 hours in the Crowne Plaze, Congress Road, Glasgow - If you would like to register for this event, please click on the URL below:

http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?442274

The second event will take place on Monday 8th June at 1030 hours in the Queens Hotel, 160 Nethergate, Dundee - Again, if you would like to come along, please click on the URL below:

http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?467379

Look forward to seeing you then.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Second Life + Moodle = Sloodle!

Second Life Social Presence in Virtual Worlds ...Image by VRider goes Web3D via Flickr

Mari Cruz GarcĂ­a who is a Learning Technologist at Carnegie College has created a course explaining how to use virtual worlds in education. She says:
The course I have created is very humble, but I thought that it could be useful for beginners as it illustrates what you can do in Sloodle with very limited budget. The course includes free Linden scripts and objects, as well as a backup copy of the Moodle course. The only object which I couldn't display is the Presenter, until the IT Department can review the firewall settings that are currently blocking it.
I say: she's being modest and you should check this out at:

http://carnegiecollege.ninehub.com/course/view.php?id=7 (self-registration)
Password: tortilla.

The course is also available via SMUG (the Scottish Moodle User Group) at:

http://s-mug.org.uk/testbed/

Access in Second Life is at:

http://slurl.com/secondlife/Sloodle/14/229/22 and click on the "Registration both" object.

Thanks Mari.


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Monday, 4 May 2009

Development Giants Join Dare to be Digital

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Some of the biggest names in the industry will be assessing and mentoring students throughout the game development competition.

The biggest names in gaming are getting involved in this year’s Dare to be Digital game development competition.

Full details here:

Development giants join Dare to be Digital | Game Development | News by Develop




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