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CAEL2104: Mixed Reality Production

Mixed Reality (MR) refers to the emerging suite of virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. MR is a developing medium that commentators believe will have a significant impact across a broad range of fields. This studio-based unit introduces students to the theory and design of mixed reality production for application in creative and industry contexts, including the creative arts, digital storytelling, documentaries and journalism. Students will examine best practice examples of MR experiences and will learn a range of tools and techniques in order to develop two MR projects.

Code CAEL2104
Academic unit Sydney College of the Arts
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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12 credit points at 1000 level in Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level Studio Foundation unit in the Bachelor of Visual Arts or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Digital Cultures
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand the contemporary development and historical contexts of Mixed Reality production
  • LO2. understand the possibilities and limitations of contemporary Mixed Reality technologies
  • LO3. use contemporary Mixed Reality technologies and practices to develop MR projects
  • LO4. develop critical thinking skills and the ability to analyse and contextualise emerging Mixed Reality practices and technologies
  • LO5. engage critically with social, cultural and ethical issues and apply local and international perspectives to extend their creative practice
  • LO6. demonstrate the development of independent learning and research skills

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.