An introduction for non-specialists to the Internet, the World Wide Web (WWW) and mobile communications technologies. This project-based introduction to modern Web-based mobile applications focuses on both 2D and 3D design strategies and deployment technologies. Learners will work on projects aligned with new Cyberspace opportunities defined by Metaverse and Omniverse initiatives. Topics include design processes such as framing, prototyping, and skeuomorphism, as well as deployment processes associated with introductory programming, development tools, and rendering.
In addition to class time, learners will be required to participate in a weekly labs from 8:30-9:30 am on either Wednesdays or Fridays. Preference will be confirmed after registration.
You will be completing this course as a non-credit participant, but will be in the same course as UVic undergraduate students completing for university credit. If you wish to complete this course for University credit, please contact the Department of Computer Science Undergraduate Advisor.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
All requests to withdraw from a course should be sent in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, your student number, and the course name or number. Course fees are refundable if you withdraw a minimum of 10 business days prior to the start date of a course. After that, a non-refundable fee of $50.00 will be charged in addition to the regular UVic fee reduction deadlines listed in the University of Victoria Calendar: https://web.uvic.ca/calendar/general/dates.html
Course drop dates:
May 16, 2022 Last day for 100% reduction of course fees
June 5, 2022 Last day for 50% reduction of course fees
June 29, 2022 Last day for withdrawing from course without penalty of failure
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).