Free game art design courseware collections
Computer designers, developers and programmers who are interested in creating computer games can use this list of open courseware classes to improve their knowledge of C++ and other computer, technological and mathematical tools. Students also learn about the industry in general by exploring how their targeted audience responds to different games and designs, participates in the industry as consumers, and utilizes different medium to play games. Courses cover game and design theory, modeling, applications, game culture and the future of game art design.
These courses are offered for free from MIT, Utah State University and The University of Southern Queensland. Many of the course pages also direct students to online resources that will supplement their studies. Some of these links include Ecobeaker, Beer Game Online, Stock Market Game, Educational Object Economy, Riverdeep, ExploreScience and others. Certain courses challenge students to participate in class projects that require them to design and create their own games and study other games.
- Object-Oriented Programming in C++ [The University of Southern Queensland] - This course introduces C++ to design, development and programming students.