Virtual World Museum

Course: Interactive Media Design Process

Project Goal/Problem:

  • Develop an interactive system to house photographic documentation of all “Brooklyn is Watching” art projects during the first year of the project.
  • Catalog the collected images on Flickr and present the artwork that has been placed on the SIM over the past year in an accessible, user-friendly, and extensible museum in Second Life (SL)

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of SL navigation, appearance editing, communication tools, basic building and scripting techniques.
  • Demonstrate competency when capturing images in SL and uploading to Flickr.
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills and an understanding of the necessary design process for development of an interactive media project.
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with your group members and complete assigned work on due dates.
  • Document and present your work to the class using the Project Wiki.
  • Assign roles and leadership positions for each Team Member.

Design Process / Wiki Structure:

  • Organization
    • Design Process & Milestones
    • ToDo List
  • Research & Development Documents – The Design Document
    • Brainstorming
    • Goals & Parameters
    • User Experience
    • Content and Functionality
    • Project/Site Structure
    • Concept Design
    • Final Concept Design
  • Production
    • Files and Links

Resources:

SURL Useful Locations (these links will teleport you to SL):

SURL Tutorials (these links will teleport you to SL):