The Founder's Journey


2.S972 Fall 2021
(offered for grad students as CMS.S97)

Making Virtual Reality and Immersive Learning Experiences

Fridays, 2:000pm to 5:00pm

Instructors: Ken Zolot, with visiting co-instructors Chris Boebel (MIT), Rob Jaczko (Berklee), and Rus Gant (Harvard)

Teaching assistant:
Luís Zanforlin

Students work with peers from The Berklee College of Music and Harvard University to explore the future of immersive worlds and learning through virtual and augmented reality. We examine human perception and the senses, haptics, and embodiment: the ways in which we express and experience ourselves and others through many forms of media. We pay special attention to 3D audio and psychoacoustics of sound spatialization. The class develops hands-on projects in a lab setting. We learn how to tell stories interactively using 360-degree video and computer-generated environments. Students get access to state-of-the-art equipment and visiting expert mentors.

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