Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

When you hear the words “virtual reality,” do you feel like you’re in a sci-fi film? But do you? So why would we use VR or it’s little cousin, augmented reality, in our training? We know that classroom and e-learning modules only account for 10 percent of learning. VR promises to do just that via a simulated environment. Voice-activated tools augment our daily conversations by making the internet a conversation partner.

Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development

Abreon

For these reasons and more, it’s only a matter of time before AI and related technologies such as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality transform the field of Learning & Development (L&D). Machine learning is the most relevant type of AI to the L&D professional because it can be used to augment and improve so many common tasks, so that is what we will focus on. Virtual Reality (VR). < Augmented Reality (AR).

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ERIC SCHUERMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools?

Augmented Learning, what you need to know

Aptara

Augmented Learning, what you need to know. Are you seeing buzzwords in the learning industry like Augmented Learning ? Do you want to implement an Augmented Learning program at your organization but you don’t know where to start? What is Augmented Learning? Augmented Learning is the next step in the evolution of eLearning to enhance the learner’s experience and demystify real world objects and their environment.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. How do you look at the interesting shifts happening in learning paradigms (such as social learning, flipped classroom, Bring-Your-Own-Device, etc.) fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Learnnovators: What do you think is the future of rapid e-learning authoring tools?

Beyond the hype: What you really need to know about digital learning this year

Learning Pool

Every year some new innovation is hailed as our saviour…but guess what (spoiler alert) there is usually a huge gulf between the hope and the reality that surrounds these things. . Talking about the ‘war for talent’ might sound like a well-worn cliché but the reality today is that there are new roles emerging all the time and skills gaps opening up like never before. Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are worthy of a mention here.

Can You Build the ‘Perfect’ Learner Experience?

HT2 Labs

The emergence of the first LMS in the late 1990s saw training opportunities being offered to large-scale workforces across the globe. From Social and Personalized Learning, to Virtual and Augmented Reality, the possibilities for L&D are endless. And as for making it fun, Gamification , Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) (among others) can all be built into your LXP for a truly immersive learning experience.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Find out what you can do. Do a google search on ‘challenges in the healthcare sector’. Repeatable – if a learner needs to go back and refresh their knowledg e, they can do so at a moments’ notice. And do some one-on-one consultation. It uses virtual and augmented reality to bridge the gap between the classroom and the operating room. Periopsim Virtual Reality Training. How do you start creating an e-learning for health course?

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2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. Virtual reality (VR) is the use of technology to simulate an immersive, 3D experience.

Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

So why do we let the group responsible for improving the value of our most important asset get by without any accountability for results? How do we let them get by without being able to demonstrate and quantify the impact of improving the knowledge and performance of our people? It’s hard to get better not knowing if the changes are improving results. Once data was available, new marketing automation platforms emerged.

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How to Adapt Your Corporate Training for COVID-19

Avilar

For professionals and companies on the front lines during the pandemic (health care workers, emergency responders, food delivery personnel, grocery store employees, maintenance workers, truck drivers and many more), the ability to deliver products and services safely is priority one. If you’re a training company with ready content, be sure your clients and customers know what you have available that can help. RELATED RESOURCES: Do You Need to Update Your Training Program?

7 Key Trends on Global E-learning to Follow in 2016

Paradiso

Want to know what 2016 holds in terms of e-Learning trends ? Supports augmented reality based e-learning due to QR codes, GPS and other mobile technologies. Mobile learning ’s esoteric terminology – ‘BYOD (Bring Your Own Device),’ ‘Augmented learning,’ ‘geo-aware,’ ‘mlearning,’ ‘ARGs (Alternate Reality Game)’ depict its high future usefulness. # And the best way to do this is through eLearning.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! This is what is so badly needed in the new world of “finding time” to do what’s most important. ” Virtual reality will be used for larger-scale learning projects. A number of companies are exploring how to use virtual reality to increase immersive learning experiences. What do people want from their learning experiences?

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Chairperson’s Report from Corporate Learning Week

NovoEd

The business transformation efforts at these organizations are comprised of many things: determining the right corporate strategies, taking stock of existing skills and competencies, and determining critical gaps, then training or hiring to fill those gaps. So what have organizations been doing to build this culture of learning? We have to be savvy enough to understand the new emerging ‘tech stack’ of product and solution categories that enable learning within organizations.

Online training in empathic mode

KnowledgeOne

This reality, coupled with the need to do everything possible to “reduce the distance” inherent in this type of training, makes it essential to optimize the human and communicational dimension between the teacher and learners. Since we know the importance of body language in communication and that it allows us to decode information that cannot be decoded otherwise, it is recommended to use video conferencing regularly or at least at key moments in the training.

22 Tips For Implementing a Mobile Learning Initiative

Growth Engineering

Know your audience. As with any learning initiative, the first step is knowing who will be using the learning content. Know your objectives. It’s only when you know your objectives that you can envision where mobile learning might fit. Do your research. When you’re setting out on a new mobile learning adventure, make sure you know what’s possible. When you know what you want to do, the next step is to figure out how much it’s going to cost.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. Virtual reality (VR) is the use of technology to simulate an immersive, 3D experience.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 – Part 2: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Limestone Learning

" Emergence of mysterious Black Box " by Thierry Hermann is licensed under CC BY 2.0. In last week's blog post we talked about augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). AI can do the heavy lifting when it comes to collecting data, finding correlations and drawing inferences, building learner profiles, evaluating content, generating test questions in a variety of domains, and adjusting course content to fit individuals’ learning needs.

How can we overcome tech paralysis?

CLO Magazine

Udell, with his colleague Gary Woodill, led a session titled “How to Handle the Shock of the New: Introducing a Framework for Evaluating Emerging Technologies.” Based on their book, “Shock of the New: The Challenge and Promise of Emerging Technologies,” the session grabbed attendees’ attention with Udell’s use of the phrase “tech paralysis.”. It’s the whole cliche of, “How do you eat an elephant? How do you define the “shock of the new”?

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

ABOUT SAHANA CHATTOPADHYAY (Social Learning & Collaboration Strategist, Performance Consultant Exploring Emergent Learning, Blogger). It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? Do you foresee this (style) as the future of workplace learning?

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The State of Mobile

Litmos

And most any device can do all of the above, it becomes an issue of how often you need to do each, and what your level of comfort is in using a device to meet one need perhaps better suited to others. What this means is that these devices can know more about your context, and do things because of not only where and when you are, but because of your health, current conditions, and more. And with the increasing sensors, that means we can do lots.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

And once you’ve defined it, how do you cultivate a strong, positive culture? Today's participants know their time is valuable and resources are plenty. How do we manage this new set of expectations? Augmenting single-event courses and classrooms by creating links that help to scaffold learning will ultimately create stronger learning connections. The big question is—how do learning practitioners connect learning to the people? What questions do we ask?

The Future of the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

But technology’s pace of change and the emergence of digital learning aggregators have brought the effectiveness of the traditional corporate university model into question. ” Harburg said the ideal corporate university today understands the business, the customers and the talent of the organization and helps close the gaps that exist between what is and what might be to provide better services, better quality products and a more engaged and empowered workforce.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, November 5, 2018, 12PM – 1PM PT: The Learning Science of Extended Reality (XR) Technologies and How They Will Accelerate Healthcare Training (Free for ATD members) Extended reality (XR) technologies come in two major forms: virtual reality (VR), in which the learner is immersed in a virtual environment, and augmented reality (AR), in which the learner is in a combined real and virtual environment.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? Also, in some way or other, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality systems will surely find applicability in some sectors. We all know that trends don’t happen anew on January 1st. The top eLearning Trends 2017 being discussed are micro-learning, augmented reality, analytics, gamification and mobile learning. Biggest hidden trend: more companies are doing research on their own products! VR can do just this.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M. Think Beer - Rapid eLearning Blog , July 13, 2010 Did you know that Portland, Oregon has more than 30 breweries? might not like every beer that I taste, but I do enjoy the diversity in flavor. The Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 list is emerging - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , July 24, 2010 Voting for this year’s Top 100 Tools for Learning has been underway for just over a month.

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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

After all, they’ve got their finger on the pulse and definitely know their stuff! This is what is so badly needed in the new world of “finding time” to do what’s most important. ” Virtual reality will be used for larger-scale learning projects. A number of companies are exploring how to use virtual reality to increase immersive learning experiences. What do people want from their learning experiences?

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Free L&D webinars for December 2017

Limestone Learning

If you still have work to do, and you need a little inspiration, look no further than this month’s list of free webinars. Friday, December 1, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: Management & Learning Will Change Forever (And You Need to Know How and Why) (Free for ATD members) The industrial revolution and the labour-intensive economy it spawned have been replaced by a mind-intensive knowledge economy that’s driven by technology, automation, artificial intelligence (AI), and globalization.

Free learning & development webinars for June 2017

Limestone Learning

After some record-setting rain summer has decided to emerge. Thursday, June 1, 2017, 11AM – 12M PT: Leveraging LinkedIn for Business Development LinkedIn is the most powerful sales tool for today's sales professional if you know how to use it effectively. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Workforce Development for the Future of Work (Free for ATD members) With today's rapid pace of technological and economic change, the skills gap is widening worldwide.

Free learning & development webinars for August 2017

Limestone Learning

Did you know that knowing if the learner is right- or left-handed can impact on the user experience? Build a plan to bridge your talent gap and retain your best employees. How do you know what to translate versus what to build from scratch, or what activity options are available that will help meet the desired learning outcomes? Do predictive analytics improve outcomes? What jobs and roles do the modern SMEs start to embrace? We can do better!

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Emerging technologies are changing our expectations of what a high-value e-Learning experience can be. By aligning these emerging tech priorities with the practices and methods that e-Learning professionals value in their work, and with consumer expectations of rich, engaging online experience, e-Learning professionals can better respond with designs that engage learners, while simultaneously anticipating what all their stakeholders expect. We have magic, what should we do?

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Free learning & development webinars for July 2017

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 10AM – 11AM PT: Tips for Selecting the Right Learning Management System (LMS) Choosing a Learning Management System (LMS) can be a daunting task—the technology landscape is broad, making it very difficult for organizations to know where to begin when searching for the right solution. Cross-industry data and emerging academic research point to the importance of building greater rep situational adaptiveness. Where do talent development professionals work?