Dan Violet Sagmiller
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Getting the attention back...

Started Mar 19, 2013 0 Replies

I usually run my classes without rules.  Since I teach Game Design and Development classes, I usually don't run into attention issues.  Most of the time this works, even to groups as young as age 8.…Continue

Just finishing a Game Development book

Started Nov 1, 2012 0 Replies

I've been teaching Game Development from 7th grade through college and even at a few companies like Wizards of the Coast.  I'm nearly done with my book now, and am getting a few reviewers.  The book…Continue

 

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Getting the attention back...

I usually run my classes without rules.  Since I teach Game Design and Development classes, I usually don't run into attention issues.  Most of the time this works, even to groups as young as age 8.  But last week, during one of my Game Design classes, I found the class was not listening, disruptive and were not calming down easily.  So I did something I read about somewhere and it worked great.I put something in front of the projector light to block it, and then stood silently in front of the…See More
Mar 19, 2013
Dan Violet Sagmiller posted a discussion

Just finishing a Game Development book

I've been teaching Game Development from 7th grade through college and even at a few companies like Wizards of the Coast.  I'm nearly done with my book now, and am getting a few reviewers.  The book is geared towards freelance and Indie developers.  8th Grade to Adult.It covers: - Game Design (design in general) - Team Management (focused on typical group of friends getting together to make a game) - Teaches Beginning C# - - Starting with the Console, then windows forms, then OOP. - Teaches how…See More
Nov 1, 2012
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http://www.LearnBuildPlay.com
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Physics
Artificial Intelligence
Databases
Business Logic
Architecture
Video Game Design

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