Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
 
Module Code: COM207TC
Module Title: Immersion and Virtual Worlds
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2021/22
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Culture and Technology, Taicang
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
This module will aim to explore the latest technologies and provide opportunities for students to develop their creative content into x reality.

To develop creative thinking and problem solving skills through the development of a VR experience that requires students to demonstrate ambition and originality.

To explore the immersive nature of VR experiences and the way audiences interact within a VR environment.

To encourage students to continually evaluate their own work, synthesising ideas and creating alternative solutions to problems.
Learning outcomes 
A. Design and present a pitch for a VR experience where innovations in technology, audience and purpose are explored creatively.

B. Produce a VR project relating it to practical implementation, enterprise, research and/or a wider social benefit.

C. Review their own work and that of others, synthesising appropriate theories, contexts and practices to support and justify their own work.
Method of teaching and learning 
A series of lectures focusing on implementation of VR in the film and television industry and its practical uses followed with seminars discussing the new opportunities of the subject area. Weekly practical demonstrations in labs and studios with reference to VR technologies and their practical uses.


Students will present a project pitch, design solution and project evaluation to their cohort.
Syllabus 
Weeks 1 -6 – Lecture series in VR Technology

Weeks 7-12- Seminar discussion for project implementation

Weeks 1-12 – Weekly practical demonstrations regarding VR software and hardware.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 12  14  3  39    82  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Presentation 20.00
2 Project 60.00
3 Presentation/Evaluation 20.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 8/24/2019 3:45:11 PM