INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science : Virtual Environments
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.
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
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.