Art and Design: Games and Playable MediaARTG 141 Introduction to Virtual Reality

Introduction to Virtual Reality is an introductory course with a combination of theory and practice. Students are exposed to the history of Virtual Reality and hands-on experience in making VR and developing their own VR project. By introducing broad topics around VR, such as immersive spectacle, virtual embodiment, sonic immersiveness, students will gain knowledge about cultural, historical, and practical perspectives of VR. Students will also learn technical skills in developing VR in Unity 3D. 3D modeling experience is not required in this class. This class is an integration of the production of 3D and 360 degree VR experience. Photogrammetry, 360 degree video production and editing, and other expressive media will also be introduced for advancing the development of VR.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Summer