Berlin, Germany

Extended Reality: Design and Development

online course
when 26 July 2021 - 13 August 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 980

This course is an introductory course for all interested in learning about extended, augmented, and mixed reality. Besides the theoretical overview, participants will learn how to do the first basic setup for extended reality (XR) applications and address user experience and user testing in XR applications. In the end, participants will be able to evaluate their developed XR application and know about possible future improvements

Course leader

Dr.-Ing. Jan-Niklas Voigt-Antons, diploma degree in psychology & PhD in Engineering

Tanja Kojić, M.Sc. in Information and Communication Technology

Target group

This course is designed for current university students, working professionals and any individuals with an interest learning about XR, UX, Unity, and user testing.

It is suitable for students of media, design, and computer science who are interested in the topic of extended reality.

Course aim

- Explain what extended reality is, the history of how and why it was developed, and the potential future use of it
- Define user experience, and show benefits of the connection with extended reality
- Teach how to develop a first extended reality game with Unity
- Deployment of the app on the phones/tablets of the participants (depending on device capabilities).
- From creating use case design, scenarios, prototyping to developing to learning to create a good user experience of XR apps
- Learn about the user test and how to analyze/ incorporate the results into a next app version

Fee info

EUR 980: Fee for students.
The fee covers the course, course materials, and a digital cultural program.
EUR 1460: Fee for working professionals/non-students.
The fee covers the course, course materials, and a digital cultural program.