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Design Studio: Advanced Interactions

Prerequisites: 
UG: 4.031; G: permission of instructor
Enrollment: 
Limited to 16
Required of: 
Design minor; BSAD restricted elective
Preference Given to: 
BSAD, Design minor

Overview of core principles and methodologies for the design of interaction and behavior across objects and spaces. Students develop high-fidelity, interactive prototypes that can be deployed and experienced by real users. Topics include the history of human-computer interaction, behavior prototyping, augmented and virtual reality, haptics, internet of things, and wearables. Provides a foundation in technical skills, such as physical prototyping, 2D and 3D animation, Unity, coding, and electronics.

 Graduate students are expected to complete additional assignments. In person not required.