This course assists students with new and emerging platforms like video games, virtual reality and Internet/mobile apps by exploring how storytelling allows us to make connections. Students will learn fundamental concepts related to interactive storytelling, such as the structure of interactive digital narratives from multiple genres, and the practical applications of utilizing storytelling techniques.
None, however, previous experience in networking, OS administration or virtualization is an asset.
This course looks at the development, production, and use of digital stories. Digital stories are used in social media, networking, VR, AR and other emerging technologies. This storytelling course will explore convergent communication technologies, particularly consumer grade technologies such as those in smart phones and tablets. The widespread use of these technologies means that new writing and producing skills and techniques are necessary to adapt to computer screen conventions and other parameters of these new media forms.
The course has a practical component, which will encourage the production of new forms of narrative through exercises and the use of skills developed in class.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
This course provides additional, supplemental training for those already in careers working with development, production, and use of digital stories.
Live Online Students
Ashton College uses web conferencing tools to help instructors and students connect and collaborate live online. Students need access to a computer, laptop or smartphone to access the class sessions. To be able to participate in webinars, students need a webcam and headset, or a microphone and headphones, along with a high-speed internet connection.
February 10, 2021 – June 09, 2021
Registration fee for this course is $450
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, it was not reviewed.