Education

University of East London - Oct 2014 - Jan 2017

Teaching across BA (Hons) Computer Games Design -Programming and BA (Hons) Computer Games Design -Story Development.

Modules taught:

  • Games Programming
  • Introduction to Gameplay Development
  • Games Design
  • Dynamic Gameplay
  • Creative Practice
  • Games Studio

Goldsmiths Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship - Oct 2014 - Mar 2015

Creative Entrepreneurship Salon – Oct 2014

Workshops – Oct 2014; Nov 2014; March 2015

Workshop on storytelling, archetypes, and creative practice

Kingston University - March 2014

Workshops with Animation & Illustration students on:

  • Games as moving image
  • Psychogeography
  • System Design

RMIT Game Design - July 2009 - Oct 2013

Interactive Digital Media Project – July 2009 – October 2013

Supervision of final year game projects.

Narrative and Communication – July 2012 – October 2013

Course design, delivery, and assessment covering story structure, craft, and game design.

100 Story Building - July 2013

Social & physical game design workshop with upper primary students working on the Early Harvest magazine.

ACMI Hothouse - July 2012

Design and delivery of the 2012 ACMI hothouse program focused on game development. 2 teams of 5 year 10-12 students designed, developed, and drew 2 iPhone games using flixel.

Follow up interview with participants.

Department of Education and Early Childhood Development - April 2011

Design and delivery of the game development strand of the 2011 Innovating with Technology (IWT) Games-based Learning program.

Research findings report.

AIE Melbourne - Nov 2006 - Dec 2008

Senior Programming Teacher

Teaching C++ programming, game development, and game design.

School Workshops

Workshops on writing for games, games design, play testing, and mentoring for primary and secondary students.