Associate professor Magy Seif El-Nasr, who holds joint appointments in the College of Computer and Information Science and the College of Arts Media and Design, spent the summer designing a new course called “Game Analytics.” It’s part of the interdisciplinary Master of Science in Game Science and Design program, and the goal, she said, is to give students a practical understanding of the game analytics process from data processing to analysis and reporting.
Seif El-Nasr said the course is in many ways the first-of-its-kind; while industry is increasingly seeking professionals with game analytics expertise, this training is largely taking place in-house, not at universities. This summer, she built the course’s curriculum from scratch. “I involved a lot of industry people to look at the curriculum,” she said.
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