Game Design with Portfolios and Creative Skills

Part of the Springer Series on Cultural Computing book series (SSCC)

Abstract

The project combines art education approaches and portfolio work to develop artistic processes with digital media technology. A new concept to support digital media literacy of young people is developed, tested and evaluated. It brings together art and technology education accompanied by a specific mentoring concept including portfolios. The project realizes an education-through-art approach to technology in five thematic media modules such as robotics, interactive light installation, smart textile, sound as well as games. The latter will be described in the context of the GamesLab ON/OFF, realized at ZKM with student mentors and young people. The GamesLab ON/OFF approach encourages the participants to develop, design and perform their own game concept using the Web, a variety of media, technologies and the physical learning space of the ZKM media museum.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Vocational and General EducationKarlsruheGermany

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