Autodesk Announces New Design Software Solutions for Education Market
Autodesk continues to offer Autodesk Animation
Academy, a modular suite that helps educators inspire students to explore careers in the digital arts, entertainment and visualization fields. The curriculum is structured to give students the autonomy to explore. It provides a foundation for learning 3D applications as well as conceptual and applied exercises to explore techniques. The suite also teaches students how to visualize and problem solve through the use of 3D applications while studying a broad range of cross-disciplinary topics.
Purchasing and Availability
English-language versions of the new industry-oriented suites are scheduled to begin shipping in June, and will be offered in other languages. Licenses for each suite will be available in volume discount packages, ranging from small class packages to large school packages, depending on geographic region.
Individual Product Offerings
In addition to the new suites, licenses of many 2011 products are available individually for classroom use to give faculty greater purchasing flexibility. For those students who choose to benefit from product ownership, licenses of select individual products are available for purchase.
For additional information about Autodesk 2011 education offerings, please visit www.autodesk.com/education.
Autodesk Education Community
With the latest release of Autodesk 2011 products, there are now more than 25 new software titles available for free* download to students and educators on the Autodesk Education Community. Students can also download many learning resources, search for internships and jobs, showcase their designs and discuss design topics with their peers. In addition, educators can download curricula and exchange best practices within the secured site. Since its launch in 2006, the community has expanded to more than 1.2 million members representing more than 18,000 schools in 140 countries.
Autodesk Education Initiatives
Autodesk supports students and educators by providing design software, innovative programs and other resources designed to inspire the next generation of professionals. By supporting educators to advance design education and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills, Autodesk is helping prepare students for future academic and career success. Autodesk supports schools and institutions of higher learning worldwide through substantial discounts, grant programs, training, curricula development and community resources. For more information about Autodesk education programs and solutions, visit autodesk.com/education.
Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software to help customers experience their ideas digitally before they are built. Fortune 100 companies * as well as the last 15 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects * use Autodesk software tools to design, visualize and simulate their ideas to save time and money, enhance quality, and foster innovation for competitive advantage. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.