ICT Gaming Essentials

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $99.00

Course Overview:

The ICT Gaming Essentials course focuses on fundamentals of interactive computer game creation.

In this course, students will:

  • Learn about the design process for creating a gaming program, including criteria and constraint identification, content research and storyboard creation
  • Study computer programming concepts that are essential to game development, including program flow modeling, program code creation, and result evaluation and modification practices

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Introduction to Game Design
  • Why We Play Games
  • The Design Process for Creating Games
Lesson 2: Introduction to Programming for Games
  • How the Programmer Interacts with the Computer
  • Understanding Algorithms
  • Introduction to Flowcharts and Pseudocode
Lesson 3: Basic Programming Concepts
  • Introduction to Programming Concepts
Lesson 4: Creating Interactive Games
  • Creating an Interactive Game

All necessary course materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.