GAM681 - Portfolio, Presentation and Professionalism

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Last revision date 2012-10-12 12:57:27.675
Last review date 2012-10-12 12:57:27.675

Subject Title
Portfolio, Presentation and Professionalism

Subject Description
Students will learn the proper procedure for presenting their portfolio, how to conduct themselves during the interview process and how to use successful job search techniques. The student will also learn the art and science of freelancing, from finance management to finding the contracts. The student will create basic accounting documents, resume, and interview questions. The student will also explore the business of gaming. Some topics include; how games get made, the reasons games are played, an overview of the game industry; the game development process, theory of artificial intelligence, and game company structure. Each student will pick on ares, research it and present to the class, either themselves or though a guest speaker.

Credit Status
Animation Arts Program Credit Value: 1 Course Hours: In class: 4 hrs per week / 56 hrs. per semester

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Knowledge:
Successful students will have demonstrated knowledge of:
- How to look for a job and how to proceed in an interview.
Skills:
Successful students will have demonstrated further development in their abilities to:
-Develop a professional portfolio

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.