Digital Places and Spaces: Mirror, Hybrid, and Virtual Worlds

ISS 660S

History, theory, criticism, practice of creating digital places and spaces with maps, virtual worlds, and games. Links to “old,” analog media. Virtual environment and world-building and historical narrative, museum, mapping, and architectural practices. Project-based seminar course w/ critical readings, historical and contemporary examples, world-building. Class exhibitions, critiques, and ongoing virtual showcase. Projects might include: web and multimedia, GPS and handheld data and media capture, 2D & 3D mapping, screen-based sims and game-engine based development, sensors and biometrics, and multimodal, haptic interfaces. Instructor: Szabo. One course. C-L: Visual and Media Studies 660S 

Crosslisting Numbers: 

VMS 660S

Curriculum Codes: 

ALPSSSTS