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. Enter virtual immersive environments. Tags: virtual immersive environment S top, proceed with caution.

How do you create a perfect blend of the various learning components?

Origin Learning

In a world, not so long ago, blended learning was the norm. Today, technology has revolutionized the world in more ways than imagined, and has definitely impacted education too. They are– the Rotation model, the Flex model, the Self-Blend model and Enriched Virtual model.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Attending an ISTE Meeting in SL

Kapp Notes

The diverse group is trying to work toward determining the best ways of teaching within a virtual world. Last night I attended my first meeting in Second Life. It was sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education better known as ISTE.

Centra 130

Discussion with Lucid Meetings

Kapp Notes

We offer a solution for working teams to help improve the quality and effectiveness of their meetings. 3) How is Lucid Meetings different from other meeting software such as GoTo Meetings, Saba’s Centra or Adobe Connect?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: e-Learning Guild Synchronous Learning Systems

Learning Visions

Its going to change drastically -- integration with virtual social worlds Karl: Interesting to note the # (27%) of organizations that are using more than one tool. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

The world around corporate training has changed. What worked twenty years ago doesn’t work well in the social, always-on, networked world of business we now inhabit. Person-to-person instruction is no longer cost-effective. The world of business is undergoing a profound shift.

Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace

Janet Clarey

This was the first time I presented on this topic and the first time I led a session using Saba’s Centra platform. And you, Marie, 28 year-old, you go create an avatar of yourself and enter our virtual world…” WTF! Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Central Florida. Electric worlds in the classroom: Teaching and learning with role-based computer games.