Information Technology – WVEIS#IT1442

It’s a web-based world.

The internet is where we go to inform and entertain ourselves. In the Coding, App and Game Design class, you will learn how to create websites that include multimedia and interactive games.

In this two year program, first and second year students work together in teams to develop real projects. Second year students act as project leaders, directing the work and supervising their teams. The environment is designed to make the experience realistically reflect project management in the web design and game development industry. Students learn team building and interpersonal skills to prepare them for leadership roles in their careers. Why just learn how to do the work when you can train to be the boss?

A portfolio is an important tool for getting into a college program or landing a job in this field. Our students develop a web portfolio to showcase the work they do on both gaming and web design projects.

What you will do in this class

Explore various technologies used to develop websites. Design and build interactive sites and web-based games through storyboarding, coding, and graphics development.

Skills you will learn

Coding for HTML, Javascript, C#, and CSS 3. Graphics, animation, and interactivity design

Tools you will use

Notepad ++, Code Avengers, Microsoft Office, Interactive Whiteboard, Projector, Online Curriculum, Windows PC’s with dual-monitors.

Students doing a presentation Major Units of Study

HTML5 and CSS3 Coding Validation
Web Design Concepts
Web Publishing
Research Techniques and Design Cycles
Game Development 2D
Game Development 3D

simulated workplace
Studentsworking on an assignment

Example Job Titles

Web Designer
Web Developer
Application Development
Game Design
Game Development
Sales and Marketing
Project Management
Flash Developer
Javascript Programmer
Java Programmer

Related College Programs

Game Software Development
Baker College, Allen Park, MI

Game and Simulation Programming
DeVry University, Manassas, VA

Graphic Design
Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV

Audio Developer
WVU, Morgantown, WV

Contact the Instructor

Robert Ball

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