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Dr Sylvia Xueni Pan 

Lecturer, Department of Computing
Goldsmiths, University of London
16,318 Learners
5 Courses

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Interaction in VR

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 60 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Natural Interaction4m
Magic Interaction3m
Active and Passive Interaction3m
Affordances5m
VR Interaction Theory3m
Standard HMDs12m
Other Devices5m
Project Requirements4m
Unity Examples5m
Interaction Scripts6m
5 readings
Course Blog10m
VR Interaction30m
Getting Started in Unity10m
Download the VR Interaction Package30m
VR Interaction Project Brief30m
2 practice exercises
Introduction to VR Interaction and User Input30m
Planning your project6m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Moving around in VR

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 37 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Real Walking4m
Redirected Walking3m
Walk-in-Place3m
Virtual Navigation3m
Teleporting5m
Teleportation4m
Travel in VR | Quality Factors3m
Project Advice4m
3 readings
Implementing Walk In Place10m
Implementing Teleporting10m
Movement in VR10m
1 practice exercise
Physical and Virtual Navigation10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Interacting with Objects in VR

2 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 77 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
13 videos
Introduction to Objects Interaction | Part 25m
Object Interaction Within Reach4m
Hyper-Natural Interaction4m
Magic Interaction6m
Evaluation Metrics4m
Introduction to Physics Interaction1m
Physics Objects4m
Physics Objects in Unity13m
Physics in VR3m
Physics Interaction in Unity with NewtonVR11m
State Machines2m
State Machine Interactions in Unity10m
2 readings
Physics in Unity10m
Unity State Machines10m
2 practice exercises
Object Interaction20m
Physics and State Machine Interaction10m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Challenges in VR interaction and User Interfaces in VR

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 34 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Abstract Interfaces2m
Diegetic and Non-Diegetic UI3m
Unity UI Tutorial4m
Gestural Interaction2m
Issues in VR Interaction3m
Harry Brenton on VR Interaction Design4m
User Evaluation5m
Harry Brenton on the UX of VR7m
5 readings
Unity User Interfaces10m
Unity gesture plugin10m
Bespoke VR10m
Final Project Requirements10m
Thank you10m
1 practice exercise
Reflective Quiz: Your Interaction Design Process2m
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Top reviews from 3D Interaction Design in Virtual Reality

By CTJul 14th 2018

Learnt quote a few useful things. Especially liked that this course finally involved some coding. If only by reviewing the NewtonVR and VRInteraction examples and modifying the code.

By SZDec 24th 2017

Very good course showing how to use VR interaction techniques. Thank you!

About the Virtual Reality Specialization

This specialisation from the University of London will introduce you to virtual reality. Virtual reality is one of the most highly requested skill sets in the jobs market, and this specialisation will give you an introduction to the subject and key skills in the field. You will hear from world-leading lecturers and industry experts, use Unity to develop your own VR environment, and end the specialisation by creating your first VR game....
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