VR for the Social Good

Telling virtual stories, real social change

What makes your heart sing?

Whose story needs to be experienced?

Let's get started!

Tuesdays @ 1:55 - 4:55 PM Room NPB 1001

Professors Sriram Kalyanaraman (Journalism) and Benjamin Lok (Computer Science)

TA: Fatemeh Tavassoli (ftavassoli@ufl.edu)

This class is open to students of any major and from freshmen to graduate student. No prerequisites and no programming or technology knowledge is required.

Course Syllabus

Office of Technology Licensing information of Intellectual Property

To learn more about the VR for the Social Good Initiative

Important Dates

January 15th - February 19th - Assignment #1 - learn Unity3D on your own and develop your first social good message using VR. Assignment #1 Trello Board

February 5th - Pitch Day! Pitch project ideas to the class.

Solvers (students) self-form teams of four to five. Teams select a project from projects pitched. Selection priority will be based on class participation points.

February 12th - May 1st - Assignment #2 - Use VR to improve the social good.

May 1st 10 AM - noon - Demo Day!


VR for Social Good Spring 2019 Schedule