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2007

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Game Design As A Writing Course In The Liberal Arts., Amber Settle, Robin Burke, Lucia Dettori Dec 2006

Game Design As A Writing Course In The Liberal Arts., Amber Settle, Robin Burke, Lucia Dettori

Amber Settle

The School of Computer Science, Telecommunications, and Information Systems (CTI) is a technologically-focused college within DePaul University. While DePaul CTI has a large number of technical degree programs, DePaul University is a liberal arts institution and one that is increasingly focused on improving the writing skills of its students. It can be difficult to create courses that cover necessary technical material while requiring writing as a major part of the assessments. In this paper we discuss GAM 224: Introduction to Game Design, a required course in one of the specialized degree programs at DePaul CTI that involves writing in a ...