Keynote Resources from Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference
MARCH 3, 2016
Reaching the Engagement Horizon in Virtual Worlds from Karl Kapp. Here are some additional thoughts when teaching in a virtual world and integrating Gamification into that experience. Think virtual world reality show for problem-solving.
Volatility in 3D Virtual World Industry
JUNE 22, 2010
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
3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education
JULY 18, 2016
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.
3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing
MARCH 16, 2012
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.
eLearning Conferences 2012
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
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.
10 Common 3D Virtual World Training Questions and Answers
JUNE 11, 2010
Recently a number of folks have asked me some questions about 3D worlds that I think can be answered in some of my previous posts so here are some of those posts as answers to frequently asked questions about virtual immersive environments: 1) How do I get started in 3D? 4) How do I evaluate or measure the learning that occurs in a 3D virtual immersive environment? Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D worlds lrn3d
Virtual Instructors: Almost as Good as the Real Thing
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Virtual instructor-led training enables organizations to spend less per learner while delivering more training to more people. Virtual training allows for obvious cost savings. Instead, they can stay at their desk — or in a nearby conference room — to attend training.
Virtual Worlds and Compliance
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Here is an interesting move in the virtual world space. The companies have combined ProtonMedia’s ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment (VIE) with Kaplan EduNeering’s ComplianceWire learning management system. With this integration, a company can now schedule, launch, and track ProtoSphere virtual meetings, conferences, and other learning sessions from ComplianceWire. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment
What it means that MS LifeScience Award Goes to 3D Virtual Conference Design
JUNE 21, 2010
Event By now you've probably already heard that the Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Award 2010 has gone to a project that uses a 3-D virtual environment to hold a virtual scientific poster session. Results measured after the poster session demonstrated that the virtual environment was effective for scientific meetings and was well accepted by the current generation of scientists, suggesting that these environments can be used to deliver immediate value.
The Virtual LMS Administrator
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
However, there now is a new title to add to this diagram – The Anatomy of a Virtual LMS Administrator. What has become interesting about this role is that some associations are looking at the possibility of a virtual LMS Administrator.
eLearning Conferences 2011
NOVEMBER 11, 2010
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.
2012 Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds Conference Announcement and Dates
DECEMBER 22, 2011
The 2012 Federal Consortium for Virtual Worlds Conference will be held May 16 (workshops) and May 17-18 (main conference program) at the National Defense University in Washington DC. Registration fees for onsite participation is $75 per day ($75 for workshops and $150 for main conference program). Please help help out the consortium by sending this email to anyone you think would be interested in submitting a proposal or attending the conference.
Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU
JULY 20, 2010
Virtual immersive environments come in all shapes and sizes even though many people tend to only think of Second Life when they think of virtual worlds. Then we began our tour of the virtual world. Checking out the virtual exhibit hall.
Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World
JANUARY 28, 2015
Here''s a list of related posts on learning in a networked world. The world of work, and life in general, is transforming due to profound shifts in various areas. A constant state of flux is giving rise to ambiguity, uncertainties and volatility — the characteristics of a VUCA world.
8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds
DECEMBER 1, 2009
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.
Interactive 360° video: A new world for learning
DECEMBER 6, 2016
Instead, he tried to mimic human sight and extend the observable world. More than 18 million people have watched the video on Facebook to experience what it’s like in the middle of a blizzard in one of the world’s most iconic locations.
eLearning Conferences 2012
DECEMBER 23, 2011
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.
The 2015 ATD International Conference Backchannel: Curated Resources #ATD2015
MAY 14, 2015
This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2015 ATD International Conference and Exposition being held May 17 – 20 in Orlando. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year.
Resources from Learning 3.0 Conference Presentation
OCTOBER 25, 2012
Walk a mile in digital shoes: The impact of embodied perspective-taking on the reduction of negative stereotyping in immersive virtual environments. See more research at the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab.
LUC 2016 Session Recap: Virtual Reality
JULY 12, 2016
At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Aldebaran Canacasco, Senior Manager of Learning Technologies, and German Gonzalez, Graphic Designer for Multimedia and eLearning, both from OPENTEC, talked about the bright idea of using virtual reality in a course.
Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life
JULY 13, 2010
Learning in 3D Class sitting around conference room table. Jumping into a virtual world can be a fun but scary and daunting place for first timers. To that end, last night, I threw students into the 3D virtual world of Second Life. Tags: 3D worlds
We have 2D Virtual Classrooms, Why 3D?
OCTOBER 29, 2008
Sitting around a conference table for class. In a 3D world, the interaction with the students feels more intimate than with a 2-D distance learning application such as Centra, Horizon Wimba or Adobe Connect. Another question and this one is simple.why 3D?
ASTD ICE Conference Recap, Lessons Learned and Random Events
MAY 29, 2013
had a great time at the ASTD ICE Conference which recently concluded in Dallas Texas. What a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, make new friends and to stay informed of all the happenings in the world of learning. Finally, we connected on that last day of the conference.
5 Reasons to Join the Virtual Reality Learning Revolution Right Now
ATD Learning Technologies
MARCH 12, 2017
By now you’ve probably heard about the recent emergence of consumer-ready virtual reality (VR) technology. Strap on the headset, grab the hand controllers, and experience the magic of going to another world.
How to Lead in a Virtual World
JANUARY 30, 2013
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. The following is a list of things to consider when working or leading virtually.
10 Reasons to Attend the 2016 Lectora User Conference
MARCH 9, 2016
Engaging breakout sessions with real-world case studies. Discover how to create a virtual reality course with Lectora® for mobile devices, use jQuery to create drag-and-reveal interactions, create learning games, and more—all included in your registration fee.
Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore
APRIL 13, 2010
It can be used to create a virtual environment (or world) which can be accessed through a variety of clients, on multiple protocols. Out of the box, it can be used to simulate a virtual environment with expansive spaces and customizable 3D avatars. Tags: 3D worlds
Interesting Virtual World News: 3D training for Clinical Trials
MARCH 31, 2011
just announced an entire new way of conducting training for clinical trials using virtual worlds as the backbone of the solution. Interesting development as the healthcare space seems to be a large mover in 3D virtual worlds and immersive environments. ProtonMedia and PPD to Introduce New Virtual Clinical Trial Training Solution. PPD will showcase ProtonMedia’s ProtoSphere at the 20 th Annual Partnerships in Clinical Trials Conference on March 30-April 1.
The Average Joe imperative
JUNE 24, 2014
There once was a time when I thought Second Life was going to take over the world. Well, the virtual world. For a start, if you wanted your own space, you had to buy your own virtual real estate. And so too, it would seem, was the rest of the L&D world.
Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference
MAY 17, 2016
The 2016 Lectora® User Conference kicks off this week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida! The post Sharing Bright Ideas at the 2016 Lectora User Conference appeared first on. First up are the great Lectora training classes going on today.
The 2017 Learning Technologies Conference and Expo Backchannel #LT17UK
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
This post curates resources shared via the backchannel of the 2017 Learning Technologies Conference & Expo being held February 1 & 2 in London. There are many conferences I would love to be able to attend, but most people can only accommodate one or two each year.
What drives Social Media Learning?
MARCH 17, 2016
Users are connected by more than one type of relationship today – as sweeping changes are dictating the world of business. How about using the trending technology ( virtual reality ) in the context of learning and development?
The Best of Both Worlds: Learning Through a Marketer’s Lens
AUGUST 22, 2016
The program is also focused on creating better leaders who can help grow our customers and help impact the world in which we live,” she said. She spent about a month traveling to gather a variety of diverse perspectives, looking at companies in the United States and around the world.