PROD622-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Immersive Collaborative Play and Design

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021


Design thinking for immersive collaboration focusing on play and design applications in the contexts of both academic research and business. Learn and apply some aspects of Kaupapa Maori methodology, human-centred design principle, rapid prototyping and digital prototyping for an immersive interactive experience. Explore different collaborative design processes, design cycle and integrate the immersive design tools. Apply research methods relevant for validating the interaction, experience, or product design to support immersive collaboration. Mini-hackathon for an iterative process of ideation, goal setting, market research, building, product pitching.


Approval of the Head of the School of Product Design

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 10:00 - 12:00 West 214
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct

Course Coordinator

Thammathip Piumsomboon

Course Administrator

Alison Lowery


Thammathip Piumsomboon


Please contact the course coordinator Thammathip Piumsomboon if you wish to discuss this course in further detail.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,114.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 4 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Product Design on the department and colleges page.

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  • PROD622-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021