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|Session Name:||Beginning with the Word: Building a Game Writing Program|
|Speaker(s):||Lee Sheldon, Marcus Toftedahl|
|Company Name(s):||Worcester Polytechnic Institute, University of Skovde|
|Track / Format:||GDC Education Summit|
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Today there are hundreds of schools featuring video game courses. There are full degrees and specializations in game design, programming, art, audio, management, and more. And an occasional introductory course in game writing.
The creators of the only two full writing for games programs will share: why there are only two; how their programs were born; what they have learned as their programs have developed; how writing for games has balanced the genders in a traditionally male-dominated field; what their first students have learned; and how other institutions can provide the one essential missing piece in video game education: writing.