Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the concepts of generativivity and interaction in storytelling.
  2. Critically review and discuss narrative structures.
  3. Produce and communicate an idea of their own as a synopsis.

Credits: 6

Schedule: 12.01.2024 - 12.04.2024

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Rasmus Vuori

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    During the course various styles and genres or narration as well as interaction will be explored and analyzed both in theory and through practical examples. Students will get familiar with the challenges of creating narratives in interactive and generative environments through exercises in narrative styles and genres.

    The course will start with a few lectures in the subject and then turn into a seminar format where participants present case studies and discuss them.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Participation in teaching, completed assignments (a case study and a synopsis). Minimum 80% attendance. See MyCourses for more detailed information on evaluation criteria.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    6 ECTS ≈ 160h

    Contact teaching: 48h, Independent study and time to think: 112h

    Lectures, seminars, presentation of case-studies


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Spring III - IV
    2023-2024 Spring III - IV

    Enrollment :

    Minimum amount of participants: 8
    Maximum amount of participants varies according to the implementation of the course.

    Registration for Courses: Sisu.

    Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture: