Posts tagged "video games"

Winter Game-Related Classes

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The University of Michigan is offering a rich variety of game-related courses during the Winter 2021 term, so we thought we'd highlight them here as well as on our research guide as you're choosing courses for the Winter term. If you're looking for ideas on how to play games online, we'd recommend taking a look at the Online Games page on our research guide.

Spring classes related to video game studies

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Looking for a video game-related class to take in the coming semesters? This post includes classes that are listed at present. For more information regarding our available services during this time, please see our blog post called CVGA Services During the COVID-19 Lockdown. This will likely be our modus operandi throughout the Spring and Summer. Our physical collection may be inaccessible at present, but we encourage you to visit the Online Games page on our research guide for ideas on how to...

It’s All Relational: Indigenous Video Game as Storytelling Praxis

Wao Kanaka

We'd like to share the details about a video game-related talk happening in the library next week: This presentation is an exploration of the intersections of video game building, meaningful learning, Indigenous and Western cultures through relation-oriented ontologies - rather than aspect- or object- oriented ones. From the tech that is used to the land and waters the event is hosted on - these connections matter, weaving networks of relations across digital and physical heterotopic...

Gaming for Good - Developing a Video Game to Combat Deforestation

Screenshot from "10 Degrees" Videogame

Working at the Design Lab has allowed me to do “something new” on at least 3 different levels: (1) Learning how to do new skills; (2)Working as a “librarian” assistant; and (3) Cutting edge technology and topics. I never would have guessed I would be working in a library. Working as a resident of the library has opened my eyes to how much I share in common with librarians who like myself want to encourage the dissemination of information as well as culture, science, and truthful exploration of...

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