University of London

Introduction to Virtual Reality

This course is part of Virtual Reality Specialization

Taught in English

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Prof Sylvia Xueni Pan
Prof Marco Gillies

Instructors: Prof Sylvia Xueni Pan

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13 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this week, we’ll cover the basics of VR. We’ll start by sharing a definition of Virtual Reality, and exploring VR hardware, and then you’ll see demonstrations of a range of VR Head Mounted Devices. In the latter part of the week, you will hear more about the history of Virtual Reality and finish the week by drafting your ideas for a VR application.

What's included

15 videos7 readings1 quiz4 discussion prompts

This week, you’ll learn more about the different applications of VR- from news and documentaries, to sports, therapy, and games. You will also learn more about the VR Technical Framework, and will have the opportunity to share your thoughts on VR applications with your peers.

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9 videos7 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts

In this week, Professor Mel Slater will take us through the Three Illusions. We’ll discuss Place Illusion, Plausibility Illusion, and Embodiment Illusion, with some interesting tricks along the way!

What's included

22 videos4 readings1 quiz4 discussion prompts

What's included

7 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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Prof Sylvia Xueni Pan
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