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Introducing the Spark AR Curriculum

New Online Course Helps Creators Learn Augmented Reality Using Spark AR

By: Spark AR Team
January 26, 2021
Spark AR

Introducing the Spark AR Curriculum

New Online Course Helps Creators Learn Augmented Reality Using Spark AR

By: Spark AR Team
January 26, 2021

As we dig into another exciting new year of possibilities for the Spark AR platform, one area of investment we will continue to prioritize is education and training, to help AR creators, at any level, build their skills, advance their careers and if they choose, pursue more creator-for-hire opportunities.

Which is why today, we’re excited to roll out the Spark AR Curriculum, a new online learning course developed in partnership with Facebook Blueprint, to help creators learn augmented reality using the Spark AR platform.

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The first available course in the Spark AR Curriculum is Spark AR Foundations, which offers hours of free, video instruction, tailored specifically for beginner-level learners. Spark AR Foundations is for anyone eager to explore the fundamentals of AR design and dive deeper into practical AR creation and effect publishing on Facebook and Instagram. The course includes:

Part 1
Introduction to Augmented Reality
Learn the basic principles of AR design, the different types of extended reality (XR) technologies, and how AR is opening up several exciting new use cases, especially on mobile.

Part 1
Introduction to Augmented Reality
Learn the basic principles of AR design, the different types of extended reality (XR) technologies, and how AR is opening up several exciting new use cases, especially on mobile.

Part 2
Create Augmented Reality with Spark AR Studio
Learn how to use Spark AR Studio to create a variety of AR experiences, ranging from simple face effects and world objects to effects with animations, music, and sound.

Part 2
Create Augmented Reality with Spark AR Studio
Learn how to use Spark AR Studio to create a variety of AR experiences, ranging from simple face effects and world objects to effects with animations, music, and sound.

Part 3
Manage AR Effects
Learn how to successfully submit and publish AR effects to Facebook and Instagram, and how to use Spark AR Insights to track and manage AR effect performance.

Part 3
Manage AR Effects
Learn how to successfully submit and publish AR effects to Facebook and Instagram, and how to use Spark AR Insights to track and manage AR effect performance.

All of the course instruction for the Spark AR Foundations program is provided by top AR creators inside Facebook, with the help of industry experts like Ommy Akhigbe and Luke Hurd, who share additional tips and tools for creating AR effects for Facebook and Instagram.

All of the course instruction for the Spark AR Foundations program is provided by top AR creators inside Facebook, with the help of industry experts like Ommy Akhigbe and Luke Hurd, who share additional tips and tools for creating AR effects for Facebook and Instagram.

Whether you’re new to AR creation or simply looking to update your skills, the Spark AR Curriculum is a great way to jumpstart the new year and advance your creative career. All video course instruction and materials are available today for free at https://sparkar.facebookblueprint.com.

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