ECGC 2019 Sessions
APRIL 16TH – 18TH, 2019
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The Evolution of Teamwork—Studying Student Dev Team Motivation
April 17 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
This talk explores the psychological perspective of aspiring game designers learning to collaborate in preparation for the games industry. Framed by the speakers’ ongoing research regarding face-to-face and digital communication in collaborative game development, the talk discusses preliminary findings on student-developers’ mental attitudes, communication, personality characteristics, and team leadership and engagement. In addition to outlining their respective studies, the speakers discuss which of the evaluated factors had the greatest correlation with the success of games, team effectiveness, and student success.