EDUCATION

Create with VR for Educators

Prepare your students for high-demand careers in Unity virtual reality (VR) creation with this free professional development course.

This course is designed for secondary and post-secondary educators who want to equip their students to be the creators of tomorrow. The course provides training, support, community, and resources for educators to successfully teach VR development with Unity, the industry-leading interactive design tool.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Recognize the potential of VR across industries and identify real-world career opportunities for students with these skills.
  • Gain a foundational knowledge of VR development in Unity by creating your own projects.
  • Identify best practices and approaches for teaching Unity.
  • Access resources such as a syllabus, curriculum, and lesson plans to bring VR development into your classroom, program, or curricula.
  • Earn a digital badge and certificate of accredited professional learning.

Course details

This free course opens on July 12, 2022, and runs for four weeks. Learners will be able to join any time after the course opens.

The course is a blend of live learning, self-paced tutorials, and projects. Each week will consist of:

  • An hour-long live session every Tuesday led by expert educators and special guests. This will cover tools, tips, and strategies for bringing VR development into the classroom.
  • ~5 hours of self-paced learning and hands-on projects
  • An open office hour on Thursdays to support educators with projects and answer questions related to teaching VR.

This course closes on August 31, 2022, giving learners extra time to finish their projects, share, and get feedback. Upon completion, educators will receive a digital credential and certificate for 30 hours of accredited professional learning.

This training will be repeated beginning Tuesday, September 20, 2022, allowing registrants to choose a date that suits their schedule.

If you’re interested in learning about VR but not ready to jump into development, join the live sessions for valuable insights into this technology, the possibilities for students, and best practices in education.

See our FAQ for more information on this course and our headset grant.

If you belong to a U.S.-based institution, click here to apply for a free classroom set of Meta Quest 2 headsets.

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