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Monday, March 12, 2018

Virtual Reality Workshops

New WMU Workshops Offered on Virtual Reality: Learn. Create. Play.

VR offers significant potential in the areas of teaching, learning and research. Now you can explore the educational potential of this popular technology here at WMU. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend at the new Waldo Library VR Lab in the Lower Level.

Four different workshops are offered with limited seating. Daytime and nighttime offerings are available to fit your schedule. Workshop titles:

Intro to VR
Get your first look at Virtual Reality and learn about the different types of VR content. 

Getting Started with VR in Unity
Learn how to start making your own Virtual Reality content using the Unity development environment.  

Creating 3D Objects for VR
Virtual Reality isn’t very engaging without objects to interact with. Learn the basics of creating 3D models. 

Creating Art in VR with Quill, Medium, and Blocks
Creating art is an amazing experience in Virtual Reality thanks to the many creative applications available

Software tutorials are also suggested, see the links at the bottom of the Learning VR page: Unity, Unreal Engine, Blender