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    Welcome to Coding Virtual Worlds 2021!

    This is an introductory course to creating virtual worlds with the help of Unity 3D and Oculus Quest head-mounted displays (HMDs). The lectures are given by Prof. Sebastian J. Schlecht. Teaching assistant is Jan Vornhagen.

    The lectures are online in Zoom on Mondays 13-15 and Wednesdays 15-17. Zoom link can be found in the Zoom tab (visible only to students enrolled in this course).

    This course has a credit range of 3-5 ECTS. The base course with 5 assignments awards 3 ECTS. There are two extra ECTs.

    If you have no/little pre-knowledge of Unity, then it is advisable to work through the Unity online course before starting the course. A pre-course submission can be awarded 1 extra ECTS. Please contact the teacher upfront if you want to take this option.

    Pre-Course Questionnaire

    Please fill the Pre-Course Questionnaire to help us with adapting the course design.

    Course Material and Assignment Instructions

    Most teaching material can be found here

    Session slides and recordings

    The slides and recordings can be found here:

    Weekly Structure

    Monday session
    • Workshop and Q&A
    • Assignment Submission
    Wednesday session
    • Presentation of student solutions. Please prepare to present your solution for each subtask.
    • Introduction of next assignment

    Course Communication

    • Lectures are in Zoom
    • Announcements are via Email (from MyCourses)
    • Group communiction in Slack