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What is the Metaverse?

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9 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Access and engage with the metaverse and discuss the potential impact of the metaverse

  • Explore the importance of creating a metaverse that is ethical, safe, inclusive, and accessible.

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There are 6 modules in this course

In this module, you will take your first steps into the metaverse, exploring what it is, how to interact with it, and how to communicate and connect with others within it. You'll also examine the ecological ramifications of the metaverse, and the role of decentralization in making the metaverse more ethical, inclusive, and accessible.

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8 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will explore how the metaverse will be made by identifying the architects of the metaverse, as well as the devices, platforms, and game engines they will use to build it and you will use to interact with it. You will also explore how extended reality (XR) is used in the metaverse, and the role of the creator economy.

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5 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will explore how the metaverse will impact various verticals, including education, healthcare, city planning, and civic engagement. You will also examine what communication, marketing, and design will look like in the metaverse, and what it will mean to engage with art, entertainment, and sports in the metaverse.

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5 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will define blockchain and crypotcurrency as you examine how commerce will work in the metaverse, explore the implications of a decentralized metaverse economy, and discuss economic trends and opportunities in the metaverse.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will explore the ways in which the metaverse can—and must—be built with diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind, how to build a safe and secure metaverse, and protecting intellectual property in the metaverse. You will also discuss the importance of centering ethics when building the multiverse.

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4 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will explore the possibilities of the metaverse, focusing on research and development opportunities, how university and enterprise partnerships will help the metaverse evolve, and the infrastructure changes needed to support the growth and development of the metaverse.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

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