Nia Wearn BSc (Hons) MA

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My Name is Nia, it's nice to meet you

I'm the Course Director for Esports, Games Studies and Communities at Staffordshire University - I talk about Game and Level design, Narrative, Production, Business issues and Marketing.

I'm very interested in defining the methods we use to teach design in Games Education.

You can find ways to contact me and connect with my work and interests with these links. Twitter is possible to quickest way to get a hold of me. I'm in the slow process of updating a number of these settings so please bear with!

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Some of my latest bits of research. For abstracts and more details check out my LinkedIn page

Our Own Private Eurovision - An Analysis of a Persistent Academic Online Eurovision party May 6, 2020 EURovision 2020, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Stepping away from the screen Analog Games Design in Digital Games Design Courses, Jul 12, 2018 , Playful Learning 2018, Manchester Met
Panel - Who are our students designing for? Ranging perspectives of Games Related Educators, Jun 15, 2018, British Digra 2018, Staffordshire University
Case 88: Once Upon a Crime Defining Hidden Object Games as Literary Narratives. May 21, 2018, Literature and Video Games: Beyond Stereotypes, St Andrews University
Quoth the Ravenhearst: Nevermore Apr 13, 2018, Gaming the Gothic, Sheffield University
Panel - Rewards and Motivations in Game Jams, Aug 2, 2016, DIGRA/FDG 2016: THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL JOINT CONFERENCE OF DIGRA AND FDG

Research highlights