Course Number: 51-380
Offered in Spring 2015, Experiential Media Design focused on the theory, methodology and history behind the design, development and interpretation of experiential media systems. The class incorporated a multidisciplinary approach to the study of complex media systems as technological, political, economic, socio-cultural and personal experiences. Topics covered included media and communications theory, cultural studies, qualitative and quantitative methodology, design principles, human-computer-interaction, information visualization and representation, user studies and evaluation. Students created and critiqued a variety of integrated media systems demonstrating technical competence, aesthetic knowledge, analytic rigor and theoretical relevance. This class was open to Junior & Senior Design Majors, and others by permission of the instructor.
Spring 2015 instructor: Aisling Kelliher