Michigan State University
Avatar Psychology for Designers
Michigan State University

Avatar Psychology for Designers

Taught in English

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6,464 already enrolled


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Rabindra Ratan

Instructor: Rabindra Ratan


(26 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
10 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

Introduction to the course, avatars, and attributes of avatars

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4 videos3 quizzes2 peer reviews

How do players connect with their avatars? How do players explore their identity through their avatar?

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4 videos2 quizzes3 peer reviews

An avatar's physical features, including their race or gender, can feed into stereotypes or unfortunate implications. How can we design avatars to avoid common pitfalls?

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5 videos2 quizzes2 peer reviews

How do avatars influence their users even after the context of avatar use? How can you, as a designer, harness this power (for good, not evil)?

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2 videos2 peer reviews


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Rabindra Ratan
Michigan State University
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