Deep diving into strange worlds

E-Learning Provocateur

Not the most exciting topic, I know, but in my opinion a driver of business performance. Somehow I also stole enough time to share my thoughts on virtual reality, journals, games, conferences, and the employee lifecycle. Virtual duality. 2017 was a whirlwind for me.

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

There are many reasons by I believe that virtual worlds are not dead, dying or disappearing. Classes in 3D Worlds and About 3D Worlds. Last night I had the pleasure of traveling to Randy Hinrich’s Virtual World Certificate Class for 2012 in their Winter Thinkfest.

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Best SaaS Conferences 2020

Coassemble

We had a slew of planned events at conferences in 2020. Like many SaaS companies, we felt the impact of seeing many of these conferences rescheduling or cancelling entirely. Being agile during this time is critical to business survival, no matter the team or company.

Let's Get on Zoom: Tips for an Uninterrupted Virtual Event

InSync Training

Zoom has taken the whole world by storm. Corporate teams check in for virtual happy hours, critical business meetings, and essential trainings on Zoom. Conferences Social Learning Other Modern Learning Topics

Virtual Worlds: Affordances and Learning

Clark Quinn

Two days ago I attended the 3D Teaching, Learning, & Collaboration conference, organized by Tony O’Driscoll. I’ve previously posted my thoughts on virtual worlds, but I had a wee bit of a revelation that I want to get clear in my head, and it ties into several things that went on at the conference. Chuck listed 10 ‘ affordances ‘ of virtual worlds, expanding a list Tony had previously started.

Volatility in 3D Virtual World Industry

Kapp Notes

There is a great deal of "churn" in the 3D virtual immersive environment space. Microsoft has awarded one of its innovation awards to 3D Virtual Immersive Environment Enterprise provider ProtonMedia. Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D worlds lrn3d

WordSesh: The Online WordPress Conference

LearnDash

The world’s largest virtual WordPress conference is being held on July 25th, will you attend? The great thing about WordPress is that you have no shortage of opportunities to participate in conferences thanks to the expansive and incredibly affordable WordCamps that take place all over the world. With this in mind I would like to let you know about WordSesh – a 100% virtual WordPress conference!

World of Learning Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Because those who were fortunate to attend the World of Learning Conference, everywhere they looked was a nugget of gold, especially those who used the dynamite technique of e-learning. Decision makers at the show – I go to a lot of trade shows around the world, and I can honestly tell you, I haven’t seen this many high level decision makers since my days at ASAE (American Society of Association Executives).

Virtual Meetings vs. Video Conferencing: Workplace Collaboration and Training Tools

Roundtable Learning

Today, thanks to technological advances, the team at CNH Industrial uses the most advanced communication technology available, virtual meetings , to traverse the ocean between them — merely by donning a headset. What Are Virtual Meetings? Here’s How Virtual Reality Can Help.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2020

Limestone Learning

For many L&D/T&D professionals, a conference is an opportunity to delve into a community of practice where you can see how other professionals are incorporating new innovations and tools into their work. Knowledge meets the world. Conferences

Virtual Worlds #lrnchat

Clark Quinn

In last night’s #lrnchat , the topic was virtual worlds (VWs). This was largely because several of the organizers had recently attended one or another of the SRI/ADL meetings on the topic, but also because one of the organizers ( @KoreenOlbrish ) is majorly active in the business of virtual worlds for learning through her company Tandem Learning. The first question to be addressed was whether virtual worlds had been over or underhyped.

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m always surprised when someone makes a sweeping declaration such as “No one’s using virtual reality in the workplace” I heard this very statement recently at an e-learning conference. Yep, an e-learning conference. Virtual reality can foster empathy.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Middle East Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. Clayton R.

How to Overcome the Top 3 Pains of Virtual Training

Allego

There’s a new sense of urgency to get virtual training and remote collaboration efforts up and running quickly so you can start to achieve a sense of normalcy during this challenging time. Training is no longer a combination of virtual and in person.

Best Learning and Tech Conferences of 2019/20

Coassemble

Conferences are a great way to find out what’s new, develop your skills and meet like-minded professionals. Here is our list of the best Learning and L&D Tech Conferences to keep your eye out for in 2019/20. L&D Conferences. ATD Core 4 Conference. Tech Conferences.

Allego Reveals Future of Training at First S3 Virtual Showcase

Allego

Companies around the world are rethinking conferences and meetings, and Allego is no exception. Last week, we hosted our first-ever S3 Virtual Showcase, attended by nearly 700 sales, training, and learning and development professionals from over 130 leading companies.

Rethinking the virtual summit: 5 tips to increase attendee engagement

Poll Everywhere

Major tech companies around the world are instituting worker travel restrictions and work-from-home policies in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Major players like Adobe, Atlassian, Dell, Google, Microsoft, and Salesforce have replaced upcoming in-person conferences for.

2 Ways Time-Starved Organizations Can Kick Virtual Sales Training Into High Gear

Allego

In today’s hyper-competitive business environment, every rep must continuously acquire new knowledge and skills to sharpen their selling abilities. At the same time, few can afford to interrupt their busy schedules to attend sales training classes or read stacks of books, manuals and articles.

The Top eLearning Conferences to Attend

LearnUpon

An eLearning conference is a great event for every eLearning professional to visit. It gives you networking opportunities, you can squeeze the latest insights from industry leaders into a busy few days and give your professional development an extra boost. World of Learning.

eLearning Conferences 2012

eFront

Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. You can contact him at: crwr77 [@] gmail.com This 26th version of the conference list covers selected events from four continents. > Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another eLearning Conference! link] February27- March 1, 2012 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain.

Big Virtual World Event on the Horizon

Kapp Notes

Here is a press release about one big virtual world event where Tony and I will be speaking about Learning in 3D. The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) will feature more than 150 presentations and a keynote address by Mark Kingdon, the CEO of Linden Lab® creators of Second Life® (SL). Presenters at VWBPE10 are at the forefront of capitalizing on advances in new technologies and a broad range of disciplines related to virtual worlds.

Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

In a recent article 3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning , I discussed three (among many) instructional design strategies for VR: Conceptual Orienteering, Critical Incident and Operational Application. Gamification Technology virtual immersive environment

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. link] December 1-3, 2010 European Conference on Web Services (ECOWS), 8 th , Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning.

Virtually free conference

Jay Cross

I’m attending KM World virtually for the next two days. Back-channel: “Follow us before you get to the event at @kmworld and be sure to use #kmworld in your tweets from the conference. A dozen years ago I needed to get up to speed on business process automation, knowledge management, and workflow systems. I attended KM World in San Jose gratis and came away with great foundation knowledge.

How to Make Virtual Training Sessions Interactive

ProProfs

In the course of virtual training, your virtual audience may, at times, feel isolated due to the lack of real face-to-face contact. Here are some of the ways you can use to make a virtual training session interactive for everyone. How To Make Virtual Training Interactive.

6 Software Training Use Cases for Virtual Training Labs

Appsembler

In a world where software is rapidly evolving, how can you empower users to utilize your software to its fullest capability? Meet the virtual training lab. Why Virtual Training Labs. Above all, virtual training labs empower learners to learn by doing.

Virtual Reality Industry Buzz

Learnbrite

Virtual Reality (VR) is about to become mainstream and could surpass US$40 billion market by 2020. Projected growth in Virtual Reality popularity is not surprising. Members can raise their hands, ask questions, and see multiple screens at once in their virtual space.

Training’s Renewed Role in a Rapidly Changing World

Litmos

Business meetings, conferences, vacations, weddings, concerts, festivals, and larger get-togethers have been postponed or cancelled all together. For businesses, some may have surprised themselves at how quickly and efficiently they were able to pivot.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

After the crash of the dot com era in 2001, entrepreneurs were worried about the next big thing that would be basically the breakthrough technology to support business operations and decision making. Let’s scroll through some factors that determine successful business digitals: 1.

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively

ProProfs

Did you know that over 50 percent of employees across the world work outside their office headquarters for at least 2.5 Or that globally 85% of businesses think they are more productive because they have flexible working systems in place? 3 Main Areas of Virtual Teams Training.

How to Lead in a Virtual World

CLO Magazine

There’s no doubt technology has changed the way business is accomplished. The number of employees working virtually grew by 61 percent from 2005 to 2009, and this percentage is estimated to grow to 69 percent by 2016 — meaning an estimated 4.9 million people will be working virtually. Moreover, 79 percent of workers in the survey said they would rather work virtually, and 61 percent would take a pay cut to do so.

8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

While I think there are many legitimate reasons why an organization should partake in virtual immersive environments (VIEs) for learning and collaboration, there are also some "less-than-comfortable" reasons organizations are leaning in this direction. They are looking for safer alternatives to meeting face-to-face and virtual worlds is an option. Video conference technology doesn't make people look good, there are glares, bad hair days and less-than-flattering outfits.