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Narrative, Digital Media, and Learning

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.

Course #
EDCT-GE 2510
Units
3
Department
Administration, Leadership, and Technology