Fall 2023

INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science : Virtual Environments

Unique ID: 28750

   Tues

03:30 PM - 06:30 PM  UTA 1.210A

DESCRIPTION

Examine people’s social and psychological experiences of virtual environments, such as in virtual reality. Students will learn about the research behind people’s experiences of virtual environments.

COURSE NOTES

Virtual environments have become an integral component of people’s everyday lives for multiple uses such as socializing, learning, and behavior change. The focus of the course is to examine people’s social and psychological experiences of virtual environments, such as in virtual reality. Through the course students will learn about the research behind people’s experiences of virtual environments.

Students will learn:
- Identify the technological features of extended reality technology and
virtual environments.
- How different aspects of virtual environments and technology affects
users' experience.
- Develop interpersonal communication skills and collaborative work skills
- Develop skills related to designing virtual environments

PREREQUISITES

Graduate standing.

RESTRICTIONS

Restricted to graduate students in the School of Information through registration periods 1 and 2. Outside students will be permitted to join our waitlists beginning with registration period 3.