finale

finale

I still remember the first day classes, hearing that there will be no midterms and no finals (only blogposts), unlike others, I got very worried. At first I thought that writing a blogpost was extremely difficult, but after… more

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May 24, 2017

A Creative Escape

A Creative Escape

It wasn’t easy, but, it was worth it.

After several classes on how to develop an educational game, I learned that a game consists of 3 major building blocks (game mechanics, dynamics, and aesthetics), that highlight… more

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May 17, 2017

GAME IDEA

GAME IDEA

As instructed, first, we chose the learning outcomes of the game which were Time Management and Creativity. 

The game is similar to escape rooms and break out. The game has a circular platform with four exit doors on the… more

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May 9, 2017

Education and Games

Education and Games

Last class we were asked to get involved in 5 games, two of which are non-digital games about Egypt (a board game and a dice-game) and three digital games (Spent, Little Alchemy and BBC Syrian Refugees).

The first… more

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May 1, 2017

CREATOPIA EVENT

CREATOPIA EVENT

For the second class of Module 2, we were asked to go to the Creatopia event. An event that allows us to get engaged in educational games that were designed by students in the previous semesters.


The first game…
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April 7, 2017

Halfway Through…

Halfway Through…

In the past, I believed that creativity was a trait people are born with. But, now, after completing the first module of this course, I totally believe that creativity can be learned and practiced. At this point in… more

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April 4, 2017

Halfway Through…

Halfway Through…

In the past, I believed that creativity was a trait people are born with. But, now, after completing the first module of this course, I totally believe that creativity can be learned and practiced. At this point in… more

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April 3, 2017

Approaching the Solution

Approaching the Solution

In a previous class, my group and I were asked to start working on the third phase, ideation, of our D-Thinking challenge. Ideate is the part in design thinking where we work individually and as a group… more

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March 24, 2017