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COMP 2012 - Applied UX/UI for VR/AR

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) projects requires an understanding of UX/UI Fundamentals as well as prior experience dealing with 3D objects in VR/AR/MR environments. This hands-on course continues on from COMP 1011 UX/UI Fundamentals and COMP 1910 Introduction to 3D Simulations and VR/AR. Students must have completed those two specific prerequisites in order to register for COMP 2012. Participants must be able to communicate and work in interdisciplinary teams to brainstorm and evolve concepts. They learn to establish priorities and through this teamwork communication and problem solving skills are acquired. Following an iterative approach students will experience how to transform existing 2D/3D content and evolve interface concepts based on User Centered Design (UCD) for 3D simulations in Mixed Reality environments. Upon completion, successful students will be able to incorporate UX/UI design principles and processes into a wide variety of VR/AR/MR projects. They will then be prepared to move on to COMP 3919 Applied VR/AR Project the final course in the VR/AR Statement of Completion. ​

Prerequisite(s)

Strong interpersonal and communication skills plus COMP 1011- UX/UI Fundamentals and COMP 1910 -Introduction to 3D Simulations and VR/AR. Note: Participants are required to attend each of the 12 face to face sessions, and collaborate with other students under the guidance of the instructor.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$599.00

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65312

Sun Apr 29 - Sun Jul 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 29 - Jul 29 Sun 13:00 - 16:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 104

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$599.00

Notes

  1. No class May 20 (Victoria Day) or July 1 (Canada Day).

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills.
  • Work independently and in teams.
  • Describe Agile development and form self-managed teams.
  • Determine specific problems and then provide solutions during the project.
  • Work in teams to set priorities in a VR/AR/MR production sprint.
  • Transform existing 2D/3D content for the VR/AR/MR environment.
  • Use personas and user stories to identify features of a VR/AR/MR prototype.
  • Prepare and conduct surveys and interviews to prove product validity.
  • Propose a supporting information architecture for a VR/AR/MR prototype.
  • Conduct usability testing over several iterations.
  • Demonstrate effective user flows that support 3D navigation.
  • Develop 3D prototypes using an iterative methodology.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

COMP 2012 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR)
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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