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Session Name: Graphics Programming Education: Less Is More
Speaker(s): John Pile
Company Name(s): Champlain College
Track / Format: GDC Education Summit

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Overview: In 2010, the graphics programming curriculum at Champlain College was rewritten to better address the needs and expectations of students. The new curriculum introduces advanced graphics topics like the graphics pipeline and GPU coding significantly earlier, but holds back on the specifics of 3D graphics until the students have a solid understanding of the fundamentals. In addition to improved student success rate, Pile will present a variety of other advantages of the curriculum redesign.

GDC 2014

John Pile

Champlain College

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GDC Education Summit

Game Career / Education