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Data Science and Strategies with Overwatch

AGES
13 - 18 (Must turn 13 by 12-31-19)
SKILL LEVEL
Beginner–Advanced
PATH
Design, Game Development
PROGRAM
iD Game Dev Academy | Two-week
PREREQUISITE
None
TOOLS
Overwatch & Data Visualization Software

Data Science and Strategies with Overwatch

Course Description

Launch your career as a Data Scientist in this elite Academy experience.

In week one, practice playing Overwatch, hone your skills while collecting and documenting data to to improve your gameplay. Dive deep into character stats, win rates, and analyze your own play based off of meta goals and professional benchmarks. Derive novel strategies then evaluate and track their performance over time.

In week two, continue to refine your assumptions and models using data from your whole class. Record and scrutinize your match history and use that information to bring your play to the next level. Finish the week with a review of the lessons you learned and an evolved understanding of the game.

In this course, your student will:

  • Track statistics and gameplay data to study and improve from
  • Learn Overwatch strategies
  • Develop eSports and team communication skills

Your student will take home:

  • Project files
  • Digital portfolio for college admissions

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