This Online Workshop allows students in grades 8 through 12 to dive into the process of writing code for video games! Students will learn the basics of Java programming, such as variables, conditionals, and functions, in conjunction with the basics of video game programming, including animating sprites, controlling character behaviors, and applying sound effects!
This course is open to students in Grades 8 through 12.
Students must also possess the following basic computer skills.
In addition to the technology requirements below, students must have access to a computer with the following minimum technical specifications to take this course.
This course is offered during the following dates and times.
|Session 1||June 20, 2016 – July 1, 2016||Mon-Fri, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST|
|Session 2*||July 5, 2016 – July 15, 2016||Mon-Fri, 2:00 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. PST|
|Session 3||July 18, 2016 – July 29, 2016||Mon-Fri, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST|
*Session 2 days and hours vary due to the July 4th holiday.
Fall 2016: September 17, 2016 - December 3, 2016
Live Synchronous Meeting Times: Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST
Registration Deadline: September 12, 2016
There will be no class on November 12 and November 23.
Spring 2017: January 28, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Live Synchronous Meeting Times: Saturdays from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
Registration Deadline: January 23, 2017
There will be no class on February 18, March 4, and April 8.
The tuition for this Online Workshop is $395 per 30-hour session. A $100 non-refundable deposit must be paid at the time of registration. The remaining $295 must be paid by the registration deadline.