FIT3169 - Immersive environments - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Information Technology

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Tom Chandler

Unit guides

Offered

Clayton

  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)

Prerequisites

FIT1033 or DIS1911

Synopsis

FIT3169 introduces students to immersive environment design and production principles using game engine prototyping software. Building upon the 3D creation and editing skills in the prerequisite unit FIT1033 Foundations of 3D, students will learn how to create game levels, import assets (models, sounds, animations), extend supplied code (JavaScript) to visualise interactive virtual environments for a range of applications and devices.

Outcomes

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

  1. analyse and evaluate game asset production techniques;
  2. implement game design principles in working interactive environments;
  3. construct and create virtual environments;
  4. design and develop immersive 3D or 2D game prototypes.

Assessment

In-semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

  1. Contact hours for on-campus students:
    • One hour lecture/seminar
    • Three hours tutorial/laboratories
  2. Additional requirements (all students):
    • A minimum of 2-3 hours of personal study per one hour of lecture time in order to satisfy the reading, tute, prac and assignment expectations.

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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Digital humanities

Games design

Interactive media