RLab offers a range of educational programs for professionals who want to take advantage of growing opportunities in VR, AR and related technologies. Our educational programs include:
Master Classes for professionals who want to level up technical skills.
Executive Education programs for executives who want to lead innovation projects.
Classes take place at RLab and at academic partner institutions around New York City. Instructors include industry-leading practitioners, subject matter experts, and faculty from RLab’s university consortium – led by NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and including Columbia University, The New School and CUNY.
Online courses are coming soon!
Master Classes help developers, creatives and technicians advance their careers, build their professional networks, and expand their practice. Master Classes will focus on a range of skills and topics, and participants will walk away with proficiency on the subject matter, hands-on experience with industry-standard tools and techniques, and a jump start on a specific project.
This 2-day master class will give creatives, digital artists, developers and storytellers the tools and techniques to design user experiences in virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed realities.
This 1-day master class covers the basics of writing a shader program, with a deep dive into using the power of the GPU to solve mathematics tasks as you write your own particle system from scratch.
Explore innovations and opportunities for immersive tech in healthcare and learn how to apply your skill-set as a game or interactive developer to work in this field in this 2-day master class.
Learn how to leverage advances in software and hardware to make your immersive work stand out, and get a step-by-step guide to submitting to the Oculus and Steam stores.
Executive Education programs are designed to spur leadership across industries. These multi-day courses will inspire and train C-suite executives, entrepreneurs, and technical and creative directors to identify new applications for immersive technologies and build products and businesses that realize the potential of these emerging tools and interfaces.
This course will bring industry leaders and innovators from diverse backgrounds in the healthcare industry together to share knowledge and applications for immersive technology in healthcare. The 3-day workshop includes business use cases, lectures, demos, and practical training to help executives move forward in this field.
Augmented reality technologies create opportunities for new products and services in nearly every industry. This course will help senior executives take a deep dive into augmented reality, understand the technology, and get equipped with service and product innovation design frameworks to take advantage of AR.
ACADEMIC PARTNER COURSES
RLab’s partnership with the City University of New York supports courses at CUNY partner schools that are designed to increase access to jobs and skills in emerging technology fields, and get more New Yorkers working with VR and AR.
CUNY Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism
The Emerging Tech Lab offers courses to ensure that journalists have access to opportunities to learn about and experiment with immersive storytelling tools. Learn more.
Lehman College The Virtual Reality Training Academy & Development Lab at Lehman College also has a full calendar of classes, workshops, and events that are open to the public and geared towards small businesses and entrepreneurs. See course catalog.
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