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Nia Wearn

  • Job title: Course Director
  • Department: School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

Background

I'm a senior lecturer in Games Design at Staffordshire University - I talk about Game and Level design, Narrative, Production, Business issues and Marketing. I also read comic books, play collaborative board games & collect cookbooks. I clearly enjoy things that begin with the letter c.

I'm very interested in defining the methods we use to teach design in Games Education.

Publications

Stepping away from the screen – Analog Games Design in Digital Games Design Courses
Jul 12, 2018 Playful Learning 2018, Manchester Met

Panel - Who are our students designing for? Ranging perspectives of Games Related Educators
Jun 15, 2018 British Digra 2018, Staffordshire University

“Case 88: Once Upon a Crime” Defining Hidden Object Games as Literary Narratives.
May 21, 2018 Literature and Video Games: Beyond Stereotypes, St Andrews University

‘Quoth the Ravenhearst: “Nevermore”’
Apr 13, 2018 Gaming the Gothic, Sheffield University