The course provides and overview of the field of games, with focus on design aspects.
Particular emphasis is given to the genre of "serious games" which are interactive experiences not primerly concerned with entertainment, but insted having a strong intent to inform, educate, comment, or make a statement.
Testing and evaluation approaches are introduced towards the design of "serious games" prototypes.
Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.
Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.
Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.