If you’re interested in shaping digital products or systems for public use, consider a course in interaction design. Popular among people with all types of educational goals and interests, this program teaches multimedia communication, which is increasingly important in today’s digital world.
What is a course in interaction design? In general, this topic teaches the practice of designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. For instance, introductory courses focus on graphic design, basic programming and software development. Second-year-level courses focus on multimedia topics such as new media interaction, Web development and interactive systems. Popular interaction design subjects include the making of applications for mobile devices such as iPhones and iPads, the design of interactive exhibitions and environments, and game design.
Students who choose to pursue interaction design may be looking to enhance their basic understanding of software development and design or they may be looking to acquire skills in a specialized area such as gaming development. Regardless, they will learn a number of practical multimedia skills.
Costs tend to vary by institution and subject. For example, some advanced courses are yearlong programs and may require an independent project or even a working internship. It is important to check with the school about specific requirements.
Individuals who take courses in interaction design find themselves better prepared for the demands of the 21st century work market, regardless of their final major or degree. They will receive a well-rounded educational experience as well as practical knowledge of multimedia design and application. Individuals who take more advanced courses in interaction design have become experts in dealing with and managing sounds and images, interfaces, and interactive content. Other individuals go on to work for gaming companies as gaming programmers and developers.
Many national and international schools offer programs in interaction design. Many of these same schools also offer an online option, which is particularly convenient for working professionals or students who already have a full course load during the day and are looking to augment their studies. To find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
During a whole week you’ll immerse yourself into London's technology industry exploring hottest trends and latest inventions. You’ll get firsthand knowledge about modern digital product and service design with lectures and workshops from world’s best design studios and product companies. [+]
Aimed at young people who seek to develop their professional activity in the field of audiovisual production (cinema, television and video), video game, 2D and 3D animation, interactive and non-interactive multimedia, and advertising and related companies with internet and new media. [+]
The One Year Course in Digital Arts and Experience Design originated to provide a didactic response to the challenge confronting audiovisual art, currently digital and electronic, with the incorporation and merging of various disciplines. [+]
Course objective is to encourage critical thinking and creative and architectural design capabilities, using the Strategic Design as a tool. [+]
The Motion Design is the branch of design (brand and product) applied to the film and TV production, specializing in setting in motion graphics, with the ability to create effects, distortions, translation, create the 3D illusion in real or fantastic spaces , manage music and sound effects. The ability to fuse images taken with moving elements and mounted or live, requires directing skills, graphic design, sound design, editing. The objective of the Advanced Training Course in Motion Design and Video Branding is to train professionals able to manage the appropriate technologies, but above all to make their language, the production process, organizational structure inherent in such activities, in order to enter professionally in the areas where the application of motion graphics is wider and promising. [+]
Educational goals: Video games are the primary form of entertainment, spent on various platforms: consoles, tablets, smartphones, social networks, online, smart TV. Represent extraordinary tools to motivate individuals and induce behavior and moods. The game design techniques have benefited in recent years research in psychology, neuro marketing and behavioral sciences, creating a powerful frame work, Gamification, used in the productive sectors of the marketing, health and communication, loyalty, retail and human resources. The Advanced Training Course in Gamification and Engagement Gamification Design wants to offer the designer an operational frame work to create experiences really ingaggianti, functional to different types of targets and business objectives. [+]
At Strate Collège, we design systems and objects for people. We prepare qualified designers though an innovative pedagogy combining artistic and technical training, humanities, entrepreneurship and of course strong ethical foundations. [+]
People, purpose and functionality; learn how to integrate your technical abilities with relationship building skills to be in-demand as a creator of multimedia websites [+]
Course - Web Development & Interactive Design
People, purpose and functionality; learn how to integrate your technical abilities with relationship building skills to be in-demand as a creator of multimedia websites.Project management leaders work with students to create on-trend and leading-edge live site projects as part of our web design courses. Your involvement goes beyond the classroom. Attend real planning and development meetings where client expectations run high – and you are ready and qualified to meet them.Learn in Vancouver, described as the home of new media. Industry experts teach comprehensive web design courses, from creating visual elements to database development, through to managing your own business site. The need for web design and web development experts is only growing. Carve out your niche in the new media landscape.Next Start Dates... [-]
The Interaction and Technology module will develop the competencies and skills needed to deal with the diversity and complexity of existing technological systems, with a particular [+]
Course - Interaction & Technology
(To be opened in Sep. 2015)
The Interaction and Technology module will develop the competencies and skills needed to deal with the diversity and complexity of existing technological systems, with a particular emphasis placed on interaction with the user and his own environment. This guarantees the acquisition of critical knowledge about tools and techniques to support this type of process, always present in technological/artistic and multimedia developments. These systems have in common the need for one to acquire knowledge of issues such as high-level programming, computer vision, robotics and their application to interaction, sensors, peripherals, haptic type systems, as well as the user’s general interaction with the environment.... [-]