This course will immerse students in interactive storytelling. The class will investigate time-based interactive media practices and feature hands-on lab projects. The course will contextualize interactivity within the relevant history shaping contemporary storytelling. Students will engage with exemplary interactive media projects as well as survey experimental ones. The students will apply design thinking, user experience design (UX), and media archeology to increasingly self-directed projects. The course will engage in cross-platform content publishing to browsers, mobile devices, and emergent technology platforms such as Virtual Reality.
ARTS 1010 Art Concepts, ARTS 1020 Art Concepts II, ARTS 1130 Digital Foundations, ARTS 2010 Form & Content, ARTS 1550 Drawing I, and ARTS 1560 Drawing II, ARTS.2780 Interactive Media.