NYU Steinhardt

Narrative, Digital Media, and Learning

  • Course Number: EDCT-GE 2510
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course addresses the role of narrative when designing serious games, simulations, social media, & documentary storytelling. Narrative forms have been used for teaching & learning given their role in memory, cognition, the engagement of learners, as well as in case studies for learning, teaching, & research. This course explores the design principles & constitutive elements of narrative-centered learning. Special emphasis is given to designing media narratives that enable & support pedagogical models including story-based learning, digital storytelling, & entertainment education, & goal-based scenarios.
  • Old Course Number: E19.2510