Creating a Consistent Virtual Learning Environment

Pinlearn

We all know that something has become clear in the educational technology world over the last couple of years; it is the challenge of integrating a compelling virtual classroom for our potential students. The desire to remain engaged in a learning atmosphere is true from pre-K through the research universities. Because of the management difficulties caused by virtual classrooms, many schools have already decided to part ways for the rest of the year.

Ground Rules for Learning in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Everyday thousands of virtual classroom sessions take place – meetings, webinars, comprehensive training programs. This trend does not surprise us - the world, and our classrooms, have changed. And while instructional design and facilitation approaches need updating, learners also have to adapt to this learning environment. Participation, collaboration, interaction, and contribution look different in the virtual classroom.

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All About Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)

eLearning Industry

Virtual Instructor-Led Training has been around for decades but spiked in popularity this year due to stay-at-home orders. But even in a post-pandemic world, it is clear that virtual education will continue to reign as the preferred learning method.

3 Tips for Creating the Right Enterprise Learning Environment

Docebo

For success, you need the right environment, one that can accommodate varied learners and program components, delivering powerful experiences and program management at scale. Here are three areas to focus upon and some tips to make sure you get it right: Enterprise Learning Styles – Blended Learning vs Hybrid Learning. Interactive Learning Experience – Gamification for Instant Gratification. This can enable you to work with various learning styles.

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology. Presence in VR is the feeling the learner gets that she’s really there in the virtual environment.

Characteristics of a Virtual Classroom

LearnDash

For example, one popular movement today being used in the education industry is the virtual classroom, but what exactly does this mean? The idea itself is not that hard to conceptualize, but often the characteristics regarding a virtual classroom are not discussed. Below are some of the key components of a virtual classroom. The low costs of virtual classrooms are considered to be a major advantage. Flexible Learning. online learnin

What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

A sumptuous spread of cerebral and endorphin-inducing fare, the subtext was learning, learning and more learning. That is a strident example of the reach and power of social learning. You, the members of the corporate workspace may be looking askance, wondering why we in the working world are blowing this social learning trumpet where learning is to a large extent still circumscribed by the training circumference.

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology. Presence in VR is the feeling the learner gets that she’s really there in the virtual environment.

Virtual Classrooms: More Than a Trend

LearnDash

Virtual classrooms, be it through elearning or some other remote teaching mechanism, are gaining in popularity every year. What was once common place in the business world via webinars and other virtual training methods is now becoming prevalent in education. Globally, blended learning environments are most popular in Asia, Australia, North America, and Western Europe. In the end, elearning is making a major difference in how we learn.

Answering Some Virtual World Questions

Kapp Notes

The metrics or measurements we need to use in 3D virtual immersive environments must be the same we use in physical environments. We must tie virtual world training events to real world outcomes and that requires pre- and post-test measuring with a comparison to gage impact of the 3D virtual world intervention. We can’t use paper and pencil assessment to measure virtual world outcomes, instead we must. See Learning in 3D.

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. We know (or should know) that preparing for a virtual learning program (VLP) is quite different from planning for Instructor-led Training (ILT). Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program. Let Learning Rebels help you.

Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

Origin Learning

Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. VR is described as the next big thing, especially in terms of online learning and corporate training. What’s Virtual Reality? The term itself refers to a deeply engaging experience of a world which basically doesn’t exist. Virtual Reality in eLearning. Virtual Reality

Why Create a Virtual Classroom?

TalentLMS

Designing and delivering instructor-led webinars and courses in an online environment is sometimes more of a necessity than a luxury. Thanks to the plethora of educational technology tools available, eLearning developers can quickly create a virtual classroom. The question is, why should you create a virtual classroom? Ever since the concept of Human Computer Interaction has come to the limelight, all things virtual have become increasingly important.

Virtual World Brainstorming Session

Kapp Notes

One of the great things about what I do is getting to meet and work with really thoughtful and creative people and the other day, I got a chance to brainstorm with a group of great people on the topic of Virtual World Implementations. Why invest in 3D learning spaces?

Tin Can API: What It Has in Store for Online Learning Environments

ProProfs

In a traditional classroom-based teaching and learning environment, the only time you get to assess the knowledge of each learner is at the end of tests and examinations. This method is not conducive to the holistic development of learners as it doesn’t show the whole picture of the learning activity. What you need is a data-driven learning & development (L&D) process and that’s where Tin Can API steps in. Recording offline learning activities.

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Virtual Classroom Software for Online Teaching by Paradiso Solutions

Paradiso

Similar to a face-to-face education scenario, a virtual classroom software for online teaching is a platform where education takes place within the world wide web. The trainer, through the learning management system, delivers specific and quality content to the student, who develops a bidirectional interaction relationship with the LMS in which the information flows from both sides and feeds back the learning process.

Immersive training with 360° learning environments

Matrix

In the ancient world, people enjoyed gladiator fights or (pretty much at the opposite end) skillfully written plays. Immersive learning – the next step in corporate L&D. Corporate learning may seem like a long way from popular entertainment. However, this field also needs to keep up with technological advances as the workforce is increasingly younger and more immersed into the digital world. This is why immersive learning is the optimal solution for them.

5 Ways to Use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

LearnDash

But Augmented Reality (AR) is a much more accessible technology that educators can begin to implement more effectively in the classroom. You may not be familiar with AR technology in the classroom, but you may recognize it in other contexts such as Pokémon Go. Augmented Reality uses readily available mobile technology on a phone or tablet to provide additional information about the surrounding environment. AR can boost student engagement and help lessons be more memorable.

TCC09: Digital Learning Environments: Context Sensitive and Imaginative Classes in Second Life

Experiencing eLearning

Using it already, but need to migrate your course content for virtual world delivery? Come prepared to have fun as we explore how to design learning activities for use in Second Life. Tips on how to streamline your virtual world classes and help your students learn how to use Second Life are featured in this session.&#. Class Environment. Her “classroom&# is a castle but most learning happens in the area outside where they can be messy.

Immersive learning environments may become the norm in training

Matrix

Learning is not based on impulses and happens in the cerebrum; this is where higher-ordered functions like memory and reasoning occur. How learning works. So if we are looking for learning that sticks, we need to ensure that it engages all the senses and also tackles the emotional part of the brain. Learning in immersive environments might just do the trick. Immersive learning is not the future but the present. E-learning Instructional Designers Manager

What is Virtual Reality Training? Everything You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

What do you think of when someone talks about Virtual Reality ? But the future is now, and Virtual Reality (VR) is not only existent, but VR is used for gaming, cinema, and even company training. What is Virtual Reality? How to Use Virtual Reality in Training.

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. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services. 1) LEARNING TECHNOLOGY OFFERS.

Best Practices for Moving Instructor-Led Training to Webinars and Virtual Classrooms (Live Online Learning)

Convergence Training

Our friend Michelle Ockers has called in an impressive team of learning experts to discuss issues like this in her Learning Uncut Disruption series of podcasts. In this article, we’re focusing on a discussion Michelle had with Shannon Tipton , owner of Learning Rebels , and Jo Cook , owner of Lightbulb Moment , on live online training, which includes both webinars and virtual classrooms. Read on to learn more about live online learning.

Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

From touchscreen mobile devices to real-world experiences, virtual reality has paved a new way of working and collaborating across the enterprise. Innovation is constant in the e-learning domain, continuously evolving the way services are delivered across the globe. Using Virtual Reality to Reshape Digital Landscape. In today’s digitized learning environment, virtual reality (VR) is poised to become a significant workplace tool.

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.

Imagined worlds

Learning with e's

One of the new skills that teachers will need to master in the future will be the ability to manage virtual learning spaces. Learning always takes place in the mind of the learner, but the formalised activities of learning have never been confined to the classroom.

How to Leverage your LMS to Create a Blended Learning Environment

Hurix Digital

These expensive experiments brought home the fact that not all technology in the world, be it a computer course or a robust learning management system (LMS), can replace the effectiveness of the tried and tested face-to-face training in traditional classroom settings. So, the question is how to make the best out of both worlds — the old and new training approaches? The answer lies in creating blended learning environment.

Creative Solutions

InSync Training

The InSync Training team includes over 80 practitioners, working and supporting effective virtual learning events all over the world. Whether you have worked in the virtual classroom for years or just began transitioning to this learning environment, you can learn something new!

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. Karl Kapp venturing into a VR learning experience. To dig into the subject more deeply, check out the book Tony O’Driscoll and I wrote (with a bunch of help from some really smart people) called Learning in 3D.

Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment

Kapp Notes

These are critical incidents and 3D learning environments can help people prepare and train for these events. In the 3D learning space, he learned to evaluate and prioritize casualties, control bleeding, recognize and treat shock, and administer aid when victims are not breathing.

3D Classroom Visit at the University of Washington

Kapp Notes

Tony, Randy and Karl looking out over the audience and explaining Learning in 3D. The full year curriculum is designed to skill up entrepreneurs in using virtual worlds. Listening to great ideas and innovation in the world of 3D Learning. Tags: 3D worlds

Designing a Virtual World Learning Event? Think Participant Centered

Kapp Notes

I mmersed in a learning environment (notice, no bulleted list of objectives) An important virtual world design principle is that the participant (not the teacher) must be positioned at the center of the learning experience--a 360 degree immersion in an learning experience. Within the environment, the learner's actions and interactions must have consequential outcomes within the learning experience itself.

Connectivity is not connection: How to boost engagement in virtual training classrooms

Matrix

Learning has a social side that cannot be ignored. For millennia, humans have learned new things from other members of the community and have shared their knowledge in return. For centuries, learning was based on time and location constraints.

Improvisational Theatre Can Breathe Life Into Virtual On-boarding

G-Cube

Virtual collaboration has become popular in the recent years, especially at the workplace, due to immense technological advances. workers prefer to work from home and are comfortable holding a job where at least part of the time they work within a virtual workplace. Keeping this in mind, many forward-looking organizations adopt different approaches for efficient group work and best practices of collaboration into virtual settings.

Definition: Massively Multi-learner Online Learning Environment (MMOLE)

Kapp Notes

Massively Multi-learner Online Learning Environment: MMOLE is a genre of computer generated learning environments in which large numbers of learners interact with each other in a virtual three-dimensional (3D) world with the goal of learning. The avatars are able to move independently through the virtual environment. The ability for learners to build or create their own objects within the world.

Virtual Labs & LMS Integration for Enterprises

Cloudshare

There are many reasons why companies are turning to learning management system (LMS) virtual labs to streamline training, customer onboarding, and other procedures. That development is virtual training labs with LMS integration. The Basics of Virtual Labs & LMS Integration. After successfully implementing LMS virtual lab integration into your business’s employees, partners, and customers, you can expect: More knowledgeable, productive, and confident employees.

Virtual Instructor-Led Training: The Best of Both Worlds

CLO Magazine

Virtual learning can help organizations connect with employees while avoiding hefty fees. Learning management programs are evolving. Traditionally, instructor-led training (ILT) was the preferred mode within organizational learning. E-learning sparked excitement, but for some it has disappointed, being dubbed as ineffective. But lately, the learning management community has introduced virtual instructor-led training (VILT).