In this course, students will critically evaluate the current landscape of such conceptualizations of virtual worlds. From the psychological and behavioral mechanisms of how people perceive virtual humans, to the design of virtual spaces and interactions, to the ethical considerations that shape how virtual worlds are regulated, this course will pull from multiple fields to provide a comprehensive understanding of virtual worlds.
Through in-VR experiences, academic papers and articles, and discussions, students will develop a toolset to learn how to approach designing future virtual worlds. Into the Metaverse - Designing the Future of Virtual Worlds is offered at Stanford University - Summer Sessions .
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- In the first week, the instructor will distribute Oculus Quest 2 headsets for each student to use and return at the end of the quarter. Using these headsets, we will go on virtual field trips to social worlds.
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- 2 months
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Human Computer Interaction Web Technologies & Cloud Computing View 629 other Short Courses in Computer Sciences in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
To be eligible to apply, you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age by the start of the program.
- Have graduated from high school or secondary school or equivalent.
- Be a current university student or have some university or post-secondary experience.
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International3699 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3699 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
National3699 USD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3699 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.