NKTA1002 Game research methods (5 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Music, Art and Culture Studies
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

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Kurssilla tutustutaan pelitutkimuksen keskeisiin analyysi- ja tutkimusmetodeihin.

Description

Content

Introduction to the basic methodological approaches in game research.

Completion methods

Lectures and assigments, or, an essay.

Assessment details

Active participation and completion of assignments.
More specific evaluation criteria will be given alongside the course announcement.

Learning outcomes

The student knows the most common game research methods, and is able to apply them in own research.

Study materials

Lankoski & Björk, Game Research Methods (2015). Available online:
http://press.etc.cmu.edu/files/Game-Research-Methods_Lankoski-Bjork-etal-web.pdf
Additional reading announced by the lecturer.

Literature

  • Lankoski & Björk (eds.) Game Research Methods: An Overview. 2015.
  • Lankoski & Holopainen (eds.). Game Design Research: An Introduction to Theory & Practice. 2017.
  • Fernandez-Vara: Introduction to Game Analysis. 2014.

Completion methods

Method 1

Description:
Luennoidaan lukuvuosina 2020-2021 ja 2022-2023. Lukuvuonna 2021-2022 suoritustapana vain essee.
Time of teaching:
Period 3
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Method 2

Description:
Esseetä varten luettavasta kirjallisuudesta sovitaan tentaattorin kanssa viimeistään kuukautta ennen palautusta.
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Parts of the completion methods
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Teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Evaluation criteria:
Osallistuminen opetukseen, tehtävät
Language:
Finnish

Teaching

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Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Evaluation criteria:
Essee
Language:
English, Finnish
Study materials:
Esseetä varten luettavasta kirjallisuudesta sovitaan tentaattorin kanssa viimeistään kuukautta ennen palautusta.
No published teaching