On Friday June 20th, the students from the “immersive environments” course (IAT 445) will be presenting their final projects in the Mezzanine on our SFU Surrey campus, from about 10:30am — 2:30pm.
10 Teams will showcase their own immersive Virtual Reality projects that they developed in the popular game engine Unity3D and will present on immersive viewing setups that they designed themselves.
This semester’s design challenge for students was relaxation and stress-reduction: “Use unity3D and guiding frameworks to iteratively ideate, design, prototype, and evaluate an immersive project that helps to relax and de-stress it’s users (incl. students like yourselves or SFU faculty/staff).” So be prepared for some exciting (and maybe even relaxing?) showcases!
In case you can’t make it to the interactive project showcase on the Mezzanine on Friday, you can still join the public project video presentation session on Tuesday June 24th, in Surrey room #2600 (the large theatre).
See SFU’s Teaching & Learning blog for a news story on this course from Spring 2013, entitled: “How a SIAT course in immersive environments exposed students to the real world”. See my teaching page and SFU media release for more infos. The redesign of the 2013 offering of the course was supported by a Teaching and Learning Development Grant and invaluable ongoing assistance by educational consultant Barb Berry.