Transcript: What Career Do I Want ? How video games help: 1. Entertainment 2. Problems 3. Help hand coordination 4. More observant 5. Better decision making Why a Game Designer The best area to be a game designer is in the United States. The best state to be one is San Francisco because they have lots of studios to develop the games. Other Game Designers Slide 3"Game Designer: Job Info and Requirements for Becoming a Game Designer."Education Portal. Education Portal, 2 Nov. 2012. Web. 2 Nov. 12. <http://education-portal.com/articles/Game_Designer_Job_Info_and_Requirements_for_Becoming_a_Game_Designer.html>.slide 4"Required Skills." UAT GAME DEGREES. UAT GAME DEGREES, n.d. Web. 2 Nov. 2012. <http://www.gamedegree.com/careers_skills.asp>.slide 6"Game Design Salary Information." A Digital Dreamer. A Digital Dreamer, n.d. Web. 2 Nov. 2012. <http://www.adigitaldreamer.com/articles/game-design-salary.htm>.slide 7"Top North American Cities for Video Game Development." Gamejobhunter. Gamejobhunter, n.d. Web. 2 Nov. 2012. <http://gamejobhunter.com/blog/top-north-american-cities-for-video-game-development>.Slide 5"The Various Video Game Design Jobs in a Studio." A Digital Dreamer. A Digital Dreamer, n.d. Web. 2 Nov. 2012. <http://www.adigitaldreamer.com/articles/video-game-jobs.htm>.slide 8"Video Game Artist." Incredible @rt Department. Incredible @rt Department, n.d. Web. 5 Nov. 2012. <incredibleart.org/jobs/video.htm>.slide 9"Pulsipher Game Design." N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Nov. 2012. <pulsiphergamedesign.blogspot.com/>. Skills You Can Transfer Well know game designer are Robert bowling which is the person who made CoD Modern Warfare 3. He made the game a year ago. Mark Lamia is the head director of making the game CoD Black Ops 2. Game Designers In other countries they do different formatting and use different program. They use other programs that makes the imaging different. I'm so interested in being a game designer because I love playing games and I know how the games work. You get have fun while you work, you get to be as creative as you want. How Much You Make Education requirements: 1. Bachelor degree in Computer science or engineering 2. Courses needed- project managing, integrating video design, game prototyping and level design It takes 4-5 years to complete. Game designers make up to 45,000 to 90,000 dollars. Were To Be A Game Designer I Want to be a game Designer. I like the idea of being a game designer because they get to see all the character start from something small then turn to a huge game character. Skills that you can transfer to other careers are programming and developing. You can be game developer to track the progress and a computer programming. Game Designer In Other Countries
Transcript: Direct Quotes Sources In English Class In History Class In Science Class In College Possibly at your future job Basically, it is important. Features of Research Paper Writing Academic writing should be free of contractions (it's, can't, doesn't), slang , and abbreviations (Jan., Dec.) Using sources enables you to provide evidence for your claims/reasons They do not speak FOR you; instead, they help you develop your own argument by engaging in dialogue with other writers. Research Papers Sometimes you want to show how your ideas differ from those in the source. Example: Although Smith (2009) asserts that greed is the key motivator of this character, the second chapter indicates that other motivating factors are at work. Contrast Explicitness Evidence Complement Sometimes, information from a source complements or adds to what you are saying. Example: Air New Zealand implements effective advertising techniques by incorporating symbols of national identity. As Jones (2005) asserts, consumer identification influences purchasing habits. You are responsible for the claims you make and for understanding your sources This responsibility is reflected by properly citing your sources. The Research Writing Process Introduction Body Paragraphs Conclusion Paragraph **body paragraphs must contain researched information from several different sources and must be cited properly** 1) Decide on a topic 2) Thesis Statement/Outline 3) Research sources that will support what you have to say 4) Revise outline if needed 5) Draft your paper 6) Edit/Revise your paper Responsibility Use direct quotations sparingly and for effect (and only when you can not say something better yourself). Example: Bird (2011) refers to this solution as “insensitive” to native cultures (p. 2). Accuracy You should clearly state your stance in relation to the source you are using. The relationship between ideas is clarified through the use of transition/signaling words and phrases Research Paper Structure Vocabulary, facts, and figures are used accurately and are consistent with the standards When will we have to write these? Formality
Transcript: Research Papers Look fo Sources Pick a topic Find information about your topic Write down the source of your information Take notes Make an outline Write your paper List your sources - Bibliography Look for a topic that you are curious about - something that you want to learn about. Pick a topic
Transcript: Example of a Jeopardy Template By: Laken Feeser and Rachel Chapman When creating without a template... http://www.edtechnetwork.com/powerpoint.html https://www.thebalance.com/free-family-feud-powerpoint-templates-1358184 Example of a Deal or No Deal Template PowerPoint Game Templates There are free templates for games such as jeopardy, wheel of fortune, and cash cab that can be downloaded online. However, some templates may cost more money depending on the complexity of the game. Classroom Games that Make Test Review and Memorization Fun! (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2017, from http://people.uncw.edu/ertzbergerj/msgames.htm Fisher, S. (n.d.). Customize a PowerPoint Game for Your Class with These Free Templates. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from https://www.thebalance.com/free-powerpoint-games-for-teachers-1358169 1. Users will begin with a lot of slides all with the same basic graphic design. 2. The, decide and create a series of questions that are to be asked during the game. 3. By hyper linking certain answers to different slides, the game jumps from slide to slide while playing the game. 4. This kind of setup is normally seen as a simple quiz show game. Example of a Wheel of Fortune Template https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Wheel-of-Riches-PowerPoint-Template-Plays-Just-Like-Wheel-of-Fortune-383606 Games can be made in order to make a fun and easy way to learn. Popular game templates include: Family Feud Millionaire Jeopardy and other quiz shows. http://www.free-power-point-templates.com/deal-powerpoint-template/ Quick video on template "Millionaire" PowerPoint Games Some games are easier to make compared to others If users are unsure whether or not downloading certain templates is safe, you can actually make your own game by just simply using PowerPoint. add logo here References Example of a Family Feud Template PowerPoint Games are a great way to introduce new concepts and ideas You can create a fun, competitive atmosphere with the use of different templates You can change and rearrange information to correlate with the topic or idea being discussed. Great with students, workers, family, etc. For example: With games like Jeopardy and Family Feud, players can pick practically any answers. The person who is running the game will have to have all of the answers in order to determine if players are correct or not. However, with a game like Who Wants to be a Millionaire, the players only have a choice between answers, A, B, C, or D. Therefore, when the player decides their answer, the person running the game clicks it, and the game will tell them whether they are right or wrong.
Transcript: Research Paper Presentation by Jordan Montejano English Instructor, Tutoring Center The Prompt Read the prompt for your assignment and look for key words and phrases. Think about what kind of resources you'll need to find, what is available to you online and on campus, and what you would like to write about. Sample Prompt: Write about a current controversial event and explore both sides of the issue. Getting Started Brainstorming Brainstorming If you don't know what to write about, then do some brainstorming. There are a few techniques you can try. On the right, is an example of brainstorming based on the Sample Prompt. Free Writing Set a timer, and write as much as you can about a topic until time is up. Don't worry about spelling and grammar. Listing Write lists of words and categorize them based on what is alike and different. Cluster List words and phrases on a web. Connect related words with a line. Venn Diagram Organize ideas based on how they are the same and different. Light Research Do some light research to see what interests you. Gun Control Venn Diagram Pro Gun Second Amendment right. A good guy with a gun is the best deterrent against a bad guy with a gun. Guns don't kill people. Anti Gun The Second Amendment is outdated. There are a number of deaths by suicide and by accident from the use or misuse of a gun. Only police and military need guns. Freedom Violence Guns Fear Gun Control Cluster Protection Weapon School Shootings Right Tool We should have gun rights, but they should be limited. Outline Outline Based on the ideas from brainstorming, put together a rough outline, so you know what you will be researching. Introduction Hook: A sentence or two to catch the reader's attention. This could be a fact, a startling statement, or an enciting question. Overview: A few sentences that explore the topic. Thesis: The point you are making in the paper. Some professors refer to this as the topic plus your point. Body Paragraphs (repeat process for each body paragraph). Topic Sentence: A sentence that introduces what the body paragraph will cover. Evidence: applying textual evidence from your research to your paper. Analysis: your evaluation of the evidence and the source. Wrap Up: closing up the paragraph before you go into the next. Conclusion Thesis: Restate your thesis. Overview: Review what your body paragraphs have done. Closing Statement: Leave the audience with something to do or think about. Research Scholarly and Non-Scholarly Resources Before you begin the research process, know what kind of sources you are supposed to have and how many you will need. Most research papers will use a combination of scholarly and non-scholarly sources. A scholarly source is peer reviewed by experts in the field. Many essays are scholarly. A non-scholarly source is anything that isn't peer reviewed like a YouTube video, a newspaper article, or a work of fiction. Where to Find Sources https://www.craftonhills.edu/current-students/library/index.php Go to the home page on craftonhills.edu and click the library option under the student services tab. If you are looking mostly for physical texts, you can type into the Search Catalog box to search for books in the library. After you pick search, you can choose which libraries, Crafton Hills, SB Valley, or libraries worldwide, you want to include. For most online sources, click on Article Databases. The next slide will cover three major article databases. Research Guides offer suggestions and tips for finding sources for specific subjects. https://craftonhills.libguides.com/?b=g&d=a How Research is Done craftonhills.edu>student services>library>Article Databases https://www.craftonhills.edu/current-students/library/library-databases/index.php EBSCO is a useful resource for most subjects and you can find a variety of scholarly and non-scholarly sources. US Major Newspapers has access to five major newspaper sources. Opposing Viewpoints in Context features sources on various current and controversial topics. Depending on your class, Google Scholar may be a good choice for research as well. To explore the controversial issue of gun control, I went to Opposing Viewpoints in Context and searched The Right to Bear Arms. https://go.gale.com/ps/searchTopic?topicId=GALE%7C00000000LVYV&searchResultsType=MultiTab&searchType=ts&bname=Right+to+Bear+Arms&userGroupName=yuca26750&inPS=true&prodId=OVIC&category=Society+and+Culture Evaluating Sources How do you know if a source is a good one? First, look to see if your professor has a requirement on how many and what kind of sources you need. Example Source Requirement: have at least two scholarly articles, a newspaper entry, and at least two other credible sources. See what kind of source it is A peer reviewed scholarly essay or a reliable newspaper is much more credible than an interview with a heated protester or a blog. Read the abstract if one is available The abstract will give you an idea of what the entire source is about. this
Transcript: Who are today’s heroes? Certainly we must name the hundreds of police officers and fire fighters who risk their lives to save others during national disasters. We must admire missionaries who sacrifice comfortable lives to aid the impoverished in order to bring comfort and hope. And we recognize the many political figures who daily strive to lead their countries into safe and profitable futures. Yet, while we agree that these individuals are indeed heroic, we must also look at those who stand tall in other ways. Oprah Winfrey, America’s beloved talk show host, is one such individual. While she possesses many wonderful qualities, Oprah is a modern day hero because of her strong spirit, her intelligence, and her commitment to helping others. Strong spirit. Intelligence. Commitment to helping others. These truly heroic qualities are embodied in the person of Oprah Winfrey. As she begins her 26th season of broadcasting, we look forward to more years of inspirational messages and quality entertainment. Even more, we welcome the compassionate leadership of this amazing woman. In the midst of countless moments when she has touched the lives of others, Oprah has often said in response, “This is why I do the show.” Oprah, we’re glad you do. Use clear topic sentences to introduce each point Use Transitions to Connect Paragraphs Do NOT use back to back cited material. Instead, create layers within your paragraphs Layering Your Research 1) introduce research 2) use research 3) respond to research Body Paragraph #2 Restated Thesis 7-10 sentences Specific to General Clincher/Ender II. Intelligence A.Chooses quality, award winning books to promote through her book club B.Began her own production company -- Harpo Studios C. Manages and writes for her own magazine – “O” Do not use "I" or "you" in your body paragraphs Body Paragraph #1 Research Paper Format Use a variety of strong sentences: * don’t begin 2 consecutive sentences with the same word * be sure length and complexity are varied * watch for unintentional sentence fragments or run-ons . Avoid starting sentences with I believe or I think that. Just state your opinion! Avoid using contractions (such as can’t) and instead use the complete word (cannot). Get rid of slang words such as stuff, you know, well, gonna, cause as well as any abbreviations such as b/c or w/. Also, avoid the word thing! Think about your word choice. Use strong, specific verbs, nouns, and adjectives to give color and power to your writing. Body Paragraph #3 I. Strong Spirit A. Overcame the nightmare of rape at a young age B. Was the first black person and the first female to serve as a news anchorin Nashville, Tenn. C. Became America’s #1 talk show host in just 3 years, capturing 14 millionviewers by 1999 NEVER begin or end a body paragraph with cited material! General to Specific 7-10 Sentences Attention Getter Thesis with three characteristics General Writing Rules III. Commitment to helping others A.Started the Angel Network which has donated thousands of dollars toward education for the underprivileged B.Traveled to Africa to provide food, money, and education to African Children C.Donates a percentage of her earnings each year to various charitable organizations Conclusion Body Paragraphs Introduction
Transcript: What is a research paper? The Solution? COMPARE Q and A BUT... With the Standard Method we: Gather any information Organize it into a mess Do not attract an "awake" and "alert" audience Let's be honest, we just want to get that paper over with... We were told to: Pick a topic Research our topic with ANY information Do some citations Check for errors Turn it in POSE AND ANSWER A QUESTION So why is this so bad? Look for the main thing you are trying to find out about your topic Get sources that are scholarly and not from Wikipedia Begin reading your first and/or second best source and write notes to help shift out the information you need Work your first draft and continue to improve upon it (better alternative to outlining) Add and revise information that is missing or proved invaluable Avoid plagarism It's where your voice, ideas and language can CLEARLY stand out from other authors. INTERPRET by: JOSH, HANA, JAKE and JONATHAN The Various Types of Research Papers The way we're taught is not the solution RESEARCH PAPERS It doesn't stop there! What they REALLY want is your opinion and a dash of critical thinking. REPORT -Name the five various types of a research papers -T/F The correct way to make a paper is to pick a topic, research it with ANY information, do some citation, check for errors, and turn it in. -T/F Most professors REALLY want your opinion and a dash of critical thinking -What's one source that isn't reliable for a research question. -What is a research paper? (hint: voice, idea language) -Name one of the many solutions to a good research paper. -Use ______ sources and do not copy directly from _________ -Add and revise information that is _________ or proved _________ - What so professors want in a research paper? EXPLAIN Well with a bad paper, the professor will get bored because the paper lacks structure and your opinion. You'll be set up for a failing grade.
Transcript: Wikipedia The contents on Wiki allows anyone to alter the information. There is no way to know for sure if the information is correct or will be edited in the future. WHO is writing the content? are they an expert? are they profiting from the information? WHAT is the piece about? Fact or Opinion? The Bad!! Research: The Good, The Bad & The Ehh... Many websites and magazines show an obvious bias... Ask... Does it show only one viewpoint? Does the site have an agenda? Does the site represent an organization? www.martinlutherking.org www.dhmo.org Newspapers Trade Magazines Periodicals Bad! Let's search for a topic... 1.Create a Google Doc page. Include: Topic and names of group memebers 2. Find 1 credible internet source 3. Find 1 credible database source 4. Find one unreliable source 5. Create a mini works cited 6. Share with Mrs. Barker Peer Reviewed/Scholarly Journals Non-Fiction Books Websites that end with: .edu .gov .us .uk AND (usually) .org Danger!! The Bad Writing Prompt Why Not? 1. Argumentative Papers Goal is to persuade your reader Topic should be debatable Should answer a question ex: Should What You Say on Facebook Be Grounds for Getting Fired? The Good WHERE is the information coming from? An individual? A school, government, museum? WHERE is the proof? Are there reliable source citations? Stop!! Research Practice NO!! Persuasive Arguments Melanie wants to go to a concert with her friends on a school night in Tulsa, OK on May 3rd. The tickets are $50. She will not get home until 1am as it is a long drive and the concert doesn't start until 7pm. Her parents have set an 11pm curfew on school nights and she does not have enough money for the ticket. How should she convince her parents to allow her to go? How would you convince your parents if you were in this situation? Write your response in 5-7 sentences on a half sheet of paper. Wikepedia Personal Websites/ Blogs Biased Websites/ Magazines Works of Fiction These sources are really only good for history papers and opinion pieces Peer Reviewed/Scholarly Articles 1. Author with Credentials 2. Abstract 3. Few or no Ads 4. Black and White Printing on flat, white paper 5. Usually published quarterly Where do you find these? Library Databases Library Collections Ask Yourself... The Ehhh... Is it Biased? 0 + - = 9 8 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 c
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