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Introduction to Virtual Reality

Introduction to Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is a cutting-edge technology with rapidly evolving applications across various industries. This beginner-friendly course on Virtual Reality provides a comprehensive overview, covering hardware basics, VR history, applications, psychology, and challenges. Tailored for those with minimal VR exposure or hardware, it introduces concepts such as Mobile VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. As the initial step in the Virtual Reality Specialization, it enables learners with no prior VR or game programming experience to evaluate and create VR experiences using Unity on the specialization's end. 

Course Modules

  • Virtual Reality hardware history
  • VR Applications
  • The Psychology of VR: The Three Illusions
  • Challenges in Virtual Reality 

This Coursera's lecture is an opportunity to boost your digital skills in virtual reality, equipping you with in-depth knowledge and skills that are increasingly sought after in the job market.

Learning content

Target audience
Digital skills for the labour force.
Digital skills in education.
Digital skills for all
Digital skill level
Geographic scope - Country