Mr.Mack/STEM/Video Game Design

Mr. Macdonald (Mr.Mack) 
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Contact Information: Telephone: 951-738-2155 ext. 4464
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Note: All Classwork may be accessed via our Google Classroom sites. 

2020-2021 Class Schedule:
P1 Intro to Video Game Design 
P2 Intro to Video Game Design
P3 Intro to Video Game Design
P4 Prep
P5 Computer Applications-Video
P6 Intro to Video Game Design
P7 Intro to Video Game Design
Remote Support: 2:20pm to 3:11pm (email me: mjmacdonald@cnusd.k12.ca.us)

 

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Welcome to Intro to Video Game Design and Computer Programming Concepts! This course is an introduction to the primary concepts of gaming, and an exploration of how these basic concepts affect the way gamers interact with games. We will look at the history of video gaming, and discover trends toward careers in the video gaming industry as well as create a few of our own games.  In this course you will understand what defines a “game” and the mechanics and rules behind different types of games. Through classwork assignments, projects, and videos, you'll learn ways to create and describe a game concept, and specifically what makes a compelling game.  Coding is for everyone!  No previous programming knowledge is required.

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Computer Applications-Video (Colts News)
 is a course designed to educate students on the ever-changing digital world, as well as to provide hands-on experience with industry standard software and equipment. The curriculum covers a wide range of areas, so it appeals to a diverse group of students. Topics covered in Digital Media classes include graphic design, animation, audio production, video production, and web design.   The Colts News is produced in this course!

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