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Immersive Media

Brief

Within the minor Immersive Media you will work 5 months full-time with new technologies to design and create solutions to real-life problems found in the creative industry. These solutions will normally take the form of a product or prototype in the areas of virtual/augmented reality, animation, (embodied or digital) gaming, visual effects or something similar. 

Brief outline 

Within the minor Immersive Media you will work 5 months full-time with new technologies to design and create solutions to real-life problems found in the creative industry. These solutions will normally take the form of a product or prototype in the areas of virtual/augmented reality, animation, (embodied or digital) gaming, visual effects, etc.

You will work in teams with other students from different disciplines under the guidance of a coach. Within these groups you will choose a role that fits your current knowledge and skills but also allows you to learn new topics.

The result of the minor should be a relevant and interesting professional portfolio item, new skills, new knowledge and new contacts within the creative industry.

During the minor you will join different workshop on communication, professional development, creativituy and such. 

Leerdoelen

Learning outcomes.

Within the minor Immersive Media, we want you to learn how to:

  • Work and communicate in a team and a client, balancing your own interest with that of the team and the client.
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge and skills based on practical real-world problems.
  • Conceptualize and develop a creative media and game technology product in a systematic process.
  • Present yourself in a competitive creative industry.

Furthermore at the end of the minor we would like you to have:

  • A relevant and interesting professional portfolio item.
  • New skills and knowledge applicable in future projects.
  • New contacts within the creative industry.

Aanvullende informatie

Before submitting through Kies op Maat please contact the minor contact person Matthijs van Veen (m.w.vanveen@saxion.nl) / 06 - 190 73 976 if participating is still possible or whether the maximum number of participants has been reached. 

How do I apply?

The application process regarding the Kies op Maat minor at Saxion is a bit different than described at www.kiesopmaat.nl

How does it work?

Step 1: Download the learning agreement from the Kies op Maat website and let it sign by a member of the exam commission at your own educational institution ánd sign the document yourself.
Step 2: go to https://sis.saxion.nl/account# and fill in your personal data
Step 3: you will receive an automatic generated email from IAM including your username and password
Step 4: go the https://sis.saxion.nl, log on with your username and password which you have received from IAM and apply!
Step 5: After this we can process your application for a Kies op Maat minor at Saxion

Please note : in step 6 you are requested to upload some documents. The following documents we need:

  • A copy of your valid passport or ID-card. No driving license!
  • A copy of your propaedeutic diploma or a printout from the DUO diploma register. In case you do not have the propaedeutic diploma yet, we would like to receive an official statement from your educational institution in which they state that you will receive the propaedeutic diploma before the start of the minor.
  • Learning agreement, page 1, 2 and 3 (signed by a member of the exam commission of your own education institution and student)
  • Original Proof of Payment. You can collect the document, even when you are paying in terms, at your own educational institution. Soon you will receive more information.

If you have further questions, please let us know. You can contact Saxion Student Registration, telephone number: 088 – 019 1808.

Ingangseisen

Target group

You will work in teams with other students from different disciplines under the guidance of a coach. Within these groups you will choose a role that fits your current knowledge and skills but also allows you to learn new topics.

The result of the minor should be a relevant and interesting professional portfolio item, new skills, new knowledge and contacts within the creative industry.

Toetsing

Assessment methods

Project report
Grade

In the final report you will describe the problem, design, research process and the project outcome.

Professional representation (Blog, final video and presentation)

Sufficient/not sufficient

Blog
At the start of the project you will create a blog to document the progression of the project. The blog is meant for external communication with your client and other interested outsiders.

Final video
The video is handed in at the end of the project and should be able to be used as a portfolio item as well as in external communication.

Presentation
At the end of the minor you will give a presentation about the project.

Reflection report
Grade

The reflection report consists out of two parts. In the first part you will describe your own contribution to the project. This can be either on a technical, creative or organizational level. In the second part of the report you will reflect on your role within the group.

Rooster

Course structure

At the beginning of the minor you will join several project kick-offs with clients of your interest. Based on these start-ups, you will choose a project you would like to join. Within the minor you will work in the CMGT Saxion Immersive Media lab.

You will meet your coach weekly to discuss the planning, group dynamics and client contact. You will also actively engage with the client by inviting them for periodical meet-ups where you discuss your planning and progress. During the minor you will, together with your coach, organize expert workshops and lectures on topics of your interest. These expert sessions could be on technical specific topics (e.g. concept art or cloth physics) or things like project planning, scrum or concept presentations.

At the end of the minor you will present your work to the client and the other minor participants.