INF 385T - Special Topics in Information Science: Virtual Environments
Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.
Study of the properties and behavior of information. Technology for information processing and management.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
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.
The course includes finding and presenting cutting-edge research in the field, examining the intersection between research and the design of virtual environments as well as interacting with VR hardware and software to build 3D virtual environments.