Write scripts for interactive games

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ICAGAM407A, 'Write scripts for interactive games'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Write scripts for interactive games' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Identify story components

1.1 Identify creative concepts for script

1.2 Identify game genres and story components for script development

2. Develop script components

2.1 Develop script structure consistent with genre and game design brief

2.2 Develop script components for main plot and background stories and level or mission stories consistent with genre and game design brief

3. Write draft script

3.1 Write script synopsis

3.2 Write draft script for main characters and interactions using structure and components previously determined according to the brief

3.3 Write draft script for background stories and level/mission stories using previously determined structure and components according to the brief

3.4 Develop character and narrator dialogue

3.5 Initiate storyboards for draft scripts in required format

4. Review script based on feedback

4.1 Present synopsis and storyboards to client and relevant personnel for feedback

4.2 Collate and respond to comments and feedback

4.3 Revise scripts and storyboards consistent with feedback

4.4 Undertake focus testing with intended audience

5. Write final script

5.1 Collate and respond to comments and feedback from focus testing

5.2 Rewrite script synopsis where required

5.3 Rewrite script or dialogue where required

5.4 Initiate revised storyboards where required

5.5 Present final script in agreed format to client and colleagues