In these self-paced project-based courses students take on the role of creator. In addition to technical skills, students develop the creative, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills necessary to build amazing projects from start to finish. Throughout each of these courses, students work with industry-standard tools used by professionals. If they need any help along the way with their coursework or projects, students can reach out to experts 5 days a week for support by e-mail, chat, or phone.
By the end of a technology course, students will have built an original, professional-grade project and developed the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become creators on their own, in further study, or professionally.
1. 3D Animation:
3D Animation teaches students how to create their own animated 3D movie while also learning the fundamentals of animation. Using Blender® , a professional open-source 3D animation software, students use the same industry-standard techniques and workflows as animators in leading animation studios. By the end of the course, students will complete an incredible 3D Animation that they created from scratch.
2. 3D Game Design
In 3D Game Design, students learn the basics of 3D video game design including models, textures, volumes, lighting, and more. Students will create their own amazing 3D world from start to finish. Throughout the course, students will use a 3D game design program called OWL Game Creator, which mirrors professional tools and allows students to quickly create complex 3D games.
3. 3D Game Development
In 3D Game Development, students learn the fundamentals of Coding in C# and game development skills by using Unity® , an industry-standard tool. Students will design their own custom video game just like the pros.
4. 3D Printing and Modeling
In 3D Printing & Modeling, students learn how to sculpt, texture, arrange, and render 3D models in preparation for 3D printing. They learn to use Blender®, a powerful open-source, professional 3D Design software used in a variety of disciplines, including design, animation, visual effects and engineering. In doing so, students learn the most important concepts for creating within a digital 3D environment, including navigating the XYZ Axes, the importance of low-poly designs, combining and modifying simple shapes to create complex designs, and more.
5. App Design
In App Design, students learn how to create a real mobile app that can be played on both Apple® and Android® mobile devices. At the end of the course, students have the basic skills to create their own app and potentially publish it to the Apple® App Store or the Google® Play Store.
$199 per Technology Course