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Specialization

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Hours to complete

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week...
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English

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Specialization

Course 5 of 5 in the

100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Welcome

This week you will start the process of creating your first VR Game. We will explain the steps you will go through when you're creating the game and you will start thinking of your idea. You will also meet our experts who will be explaining their VR projects and giving advice to you. ...
Reading
17 videos (Total 82 min), 7 readings, 4 quizzes
Video17 videos
Introduction to the Structure2m
Example Projects18m
Shafi Ahmed1m
Avril Furness3m
Harry Brenton3m
Jesus Eduardo Russian1m
David Swapp3m
Lance Putnam3m
Ben Lok2m
Betty Mohler3m
Gregory Welch5m
Tabitha Peck2m
Mar Gonzalez Franco5m
Susumu Tachi4m
Larry Hodges2m
Frederic Fol Leymarie15m
Reading7 readings
Learning Technical Skills10m
Your Project10m
Getting Started in Unity10m
Course Blog10m
Meet The Experts10m
How You Will Learn In This Course10m
How We Will Use To Do Lists In This Project10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
What Will You Need To Do For Your Project?10m
Your Project Idea20m
To Do List10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

The game concept

This week you will be developing your game idea into a more complete design by developing a storyboard. ...
Reading
14 videos (Total 49 min), 3 quizzes
Video14 videos
How to Create a Storyboard9m
Kevin Young2m
Kim-Leigh Pontin1m
James Edward Marks2m
Dave Ranyard2m
Yates Buckley6m
Doug Bowman1m
Bruce Thomas1m
Doron Friedman2m
Hrvoje Benko4m
Lynda Joy Gerry1m
Mary Whitton2m
Sook Lei Liew4m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Creating a Storyboard20m
To Do List20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Prototyping

This week you will be developing your first working prototype, which will test out the basic mechanics and interaction of your game. ...
Reading
4 videos (Total 24 min), 3 quizzes
Video4 videos
Hardware and Software Platforms | Montage7m
Hardware and Software Platforms | Montage2m
Game Demo | Playstation VR Worlds9m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Prototyping20m
To Do List8m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Testing

Last week you developed a prototype, and this week you will test it with players to see if it works for them and to gather feedback for your future development....
Reading
6 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video6 videos
Unit9 | Part 18m
Unit9 | Part 212m
Unit9 | Part 310m
Unit9 | Part 43m
Unit9 | Part 59m
Reading1 reading
Testing Plan10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Testing Plan30m
Reflecting On Your Testing12m
To Do List8m
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By SLAug 2nd 2018

Perfect end to the specialisation to put all the skills we lear t to the test.

Instructors

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Dr Sylvia Xueni Pan

Lecturer, Department of Computing
Goldsmiths, University of London
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Dr Marco Gillies

Senior Lecturer
Computing Department, Goldsmiths, University of London

About University of London

The University of London is a federal University which includes 18 world leading Colleges. Our distance learning programmes were founded in 1858 and have enriched the lives of thousands of students, delivering high quality University of London degrees wherever our students are across the globe. Our alumni include 7 Nobel Prize winners. Today, we are a global leader in distance and flexible study, offering degree programmes to over 50,000 students in over 180 countries. To find out more about studying for one of our degrees where you are, visit www.london.ac.uk...

About Goldsmiths, University of London

Championing research-rich degrees that provoke thought, stretch the imagination and tap into tomorrow’s world, at Goldsmiths we’re asking the questions that matter now in subjects as diverse as the arts and humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, and entrepreneurial business and management. We are a community defined by its people: innovative in spirit, analytical in approach and open to all....

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....
Virtual Reality

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