Qatari Game Application - SCOPES Digital Fabrication

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Fab-Programming.2, Fab-Design.2
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Studio 5
Studio 5
K-12 teacher
In line with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology’s Digital Youth Strategy, STUDIO 5 is mainly aimed at nurturing youth as digital learners by sharpening their 21st century learning skills, as they develop in an all-pervasive digital environment. In… Read More

Summary

In this 1 hour long workshop, participants will be introduced to the concept of Mobile app development and how we can use technology to connect the new generation with their past. They will also discover the Thunkable platform, design the user-interface of the application, and program the logic of it. 

What You'll Need

  • Computer/laptop.
  • Internet connection.
  • Thunkable platform: https://thunkable.com/#/

 

The Instructions

Presentation

In the presentation, the participants will be learning about the concept of mobile app development and the purpose of behind the workshop, for around 15 minutes.

1- Who are we and what we do in Studio 56.

  • What is the meaning of a Fablab.
  • The different tools and machines found in a Fablab.
  • The different zones found in Studio 5/6: Technology zone, creativity zone, and software zone.

 

2- Intro to Microsoft Teams interface.

  • The meaning of every button showed on the screen.

 

3- Introduce the client letter.

  • Discuss the story behind this workshop; mobile app development and traditional Qatari games.
  • The importance of keeping the history alive through the new generations.
  • How we can connect the past to the present by creating a mobile application about traditional Qatari games.

 

4- The meaning mobile applications.

  • What is Mobile app design and development.

 

5- Video about the steps of developing a mobile application.

  • Discuss the output of the video with the participants.

 

6- What is paper-based prototyping.

  • Practice making a paper prototype of today’s mobile application.