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. What’s Virtual Reality? The concept of virtual reality was first introduced in by Stanley G.

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.

Awesome Virtual World Program: Sign Up Today

Kapp Notes

My friend, Randy Ran Hinrichs, of 2b3d who has a wonderful motto of “Move Photons, Not People” is offering a program that you need to take advantage of if you are involved, interested or curious about 3D virtual worlds. The program offers a Certificate in Virtual Worlds.

Digital Participation

Your Training Edge

Much discussed topics in few of my previous articles have been MOOCs, video learning and other online modes that are extensively being used all over the world. All point towards the same finding i.e. increasing digital participation. Digital participation.

Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics. Here are some interesting Virtual World Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. In the fourth quarter of 2009, total registered accounts in the virtual worlds sector reached 803 million. From Virtual world registered accounts reach 800m Check out the great chart while you are there. From Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference - March 12-13 PS.

Which Social Media Website Do Digitals Prefer Most and Why?

Your Training Edge

Nothing has ever defined the true potential of technology and digital media better than Social Media. No wonder a big part of the credit for social media’s popularity goes to the digitals. Out of a plethora of social media sites, there are few that the digitals prefer the most.

Extending Virtual World Affordances

Clark Quinn

Chuck Hamilton presented on his (IBM’s) take on affordances on virtual worlds. I start with what I think are the core affordances of virtual worlds, that there’s a 3D world, that you can visit, and that’s digital.

Paradiso solutions helps you join the digital world with our Free eLearning Platform

Paradiso

Paradiso solutions have launched its free eLearning platform in an attempt to contribute with the training necessities of the world in both fields corporate and educational. Education moves at incredibly fast rhythm.

“Digital Mindset”: What Is It All About?

Learnnovators

Digital mindset” seems to have become another buzzword–rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise–whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

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“.

Successful Business Digitals – How Do They Do It?

Your Training Edge

A successful digital entrepreneur will always have an ace up their sleeve to get them out of recessionary messes. Working in conjunction with techniques of the digital age will define the entrepreneurs of the future. This is a common digitals’ trait.

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

CLO Magazine

But over her career they have blossomed, and Jagannathan, now lead learning specialist and program manager of World Bank’s Open Learning Campus, or OLC, has been active in this evolution. World Bank clients need guidance on how to find and mobilize sources of financing.

Get Your Local Government into a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

If you are a local, state or even national government official interested in virtual worlds, you can get your own piece of digital realestate at GovGrid. A virtual immersive environment constructed strictly for governments. As the site says: GovGrid is a 3D, multi-user virtual world created to connect government and engage citizens. World Plan–This plan is open to anyone working in or for government.

Skills for the Networked World

ID Reflections

".learning is ubiquitous in ongoing activity, though often unrecognised as such - Jean Lave (1993)" Recently, I read a series of posts and articles related to digital literacy, 21st Century Skills and the behaviours and practices required for working and learning in a connected world.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

G-Cube

Most of the organizations have adopted virtual classroom facility to enable dispersed teams to attend training without the need to travel, developing flexible work arrangements with no barriers of time and distance. 3 Ways Innovations in Virtual Classrooms Help Fulfil Learners’ Needs.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. This is my area of passion.

Ideal Job Roles for Digitals – The Person-Technology Fit

Your Training Edge

The digital generation is thus not just limited to the Gen-Z, but also involves the Gen-X and Gen-Y population who are turning to evolving technology and education concepts of the wireless age. Bush and Governor of Florida, has supported the Digital Learning Council along with influential high profile members from education, industry, banking and government to encourage the use of e-learning. Usually the Digitals find themselves in an environment packed with I.T.,

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Virtual Reality Could Help Develop Soft Skills

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality in its current form has been proved to work well in industries where special technical training is needed. One tantalizing possibility for the future of virtual reality training is in the area of soft skills.

Taking Learning Digital – Do You Have A Roadmap?

G-Cube

Digital is in! No one can refute that digital and social technologies are here to change the way we live and also the way we learn. All these are now enabled by social and digital technologies that have taken the world by storm. Blog Digital 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. Using Virtual Reality to Reshape Digital Landscape. Impact of Virtual Reality in E-Learning.

E-Learning Goes Digital: How to Shape Your Company Training

ICDTranslation

Digitalization is part of the modern world whether we like it or not. The paradigm how to achieve that can be solved by employing the latest digital achievements in e-learning and e-training. . Alignment of Digital Transformation and User Experience .

The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually

Kapp Notes

A company named, Designing Digitally, Inc. , has created a product known as “ 3D Virtual Campus Tours.”. Virtual dorm room, just hit "reset" and it automatically cleans itself. And thus the innovative and exciting 3D Virtual Campus Tours.

Why Should Traditional Publishers Switch to Digital Publishing Platforms?

MagicBox Blog

As digital learning spreads its wings in the educational environment, the long-established operations of traditional publishers struggle to stay afloat. While only a small percentage of the student cohort buys new textbooks, most students either rent books or prefer digital content. As opposed to their print counterparts, digital resources are claiming a larger share of the revenue with their interactive content and multimedia elements.

"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

"Digital mindset" seems to have become another buzzword--rather buzz-phrase to be grammatically precise--whenever the conversation (online or offline) veers toward social business, social learning, collaboration, and other 21st Century phenomenon in general.

A world full of knowmads in 2020?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

The increasing possibility of working virtually makes it possible for any citizen to become a knowmad working globally. Tiffany Motton think about 25 to 45% of the professionals might be seen as knowmadic, but lack digital skills: they could be seen as offline Knowmads.

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.

Digital Transformation Of Automobile Sector With Enterprise Learning Management System

G-Cube

Digitization has led to huge revolutions that occur across different business aspects. Digital learning has become a significant aspect for corporate training in auto industry because of the following reasons: ◆ Scalability.

Experience is the New Learning

Origin Learning

Butter-knife, scissors, and sticky tape are all you need to join the conversation around virtual reality (VR) – is Kellogg’s take. With the world now digital, social, visual, and viral, heavy-duty, power-guzzling, and aesthetically unappealing technology products are a thing of the past.

Webinar Recap: Virtual Events; Trends, Best Practices, and Pitfalls

Blue Sky eLearn

On June 28, 2017, we held a webinar with MedComms Networking and hosted a panel of speakers from different elearning and virtual event backgrounds. We spent an hour discussing virtual event trends, pitfalls, and best practices.

Virtual World Goods Worth Billions in the New Year

Kapp Notes

According to the BBC: Virtual goods such as weapons or digital bottles of champagne traded in the US could be worth up to $5bn in the next five years, experts predict. Additonally, "Virtual goods is the whole story in the world of social games. What could be the implication for enterprise-focused virtual immersive environments? Could other virtual worlds create virtual market-places for office furniture, suits and other corporate appropriate items for purchase?

Digital Learning Day: 2014

Visual Lounge

February 5th is a special day set aside to celebrate and participate in digital learning across U.S. One of the highlights of Digital Learning Day is the free, live-streamed virtual conference hosted at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

This Week on #TalkTech: Coders, Digital Screens, and Augmented vs Virtual Reality

Bottom-Line Performance

Do we try too hard to make EVERYthing fit on a digital screen? In Johann Sebastian Joust, game developer Die Gute Fabrik has merged the digital and physical world. This leads me to my question – do we try too hard to fit absolutely everything onto a digital screen?

Distributed digital identity

Learning with e's

So, for a biospheric environment, the person would use a biological body, for the Metaverse, a person would use an avatar, and for virtual reality, the person would use a digital form. Selfies and simple avatars are merely the beginning of this digital identity transformation.

Digital tribes

Learning with e's

Today I'm giving a keynote speech at the Engaging the Digital Generation Conference which is being held at the Hendon campus of Middlesex University. Digital Tribes and the Social Web: How Web 2.0 YouTube, Flickr ) reveals the emergence of collective digital literacies.

5 Myths About Digital Natives

Upside Learning

The more I look at this demographic they call ‘digital natives’, I find individuals who take the digital world the internet enables for granted. I’m listing five myths I encountered about the digital natives, and why they don’t really make sense and deserve to be debunked. Digital natives are loners and socially incompetent (geeks, nerds, etc). They interact now with the world at large, and not the small neighborhood worlds we grew up in.

Learn to Drive Safely–Leveraging a Virtual World for Immersive Driver’s Ed

Kapp Notes

There are many creative ways to leverage virtual world platforms from conducting job interviews over a distance to conducting training on critical incidents to machinima to teaching new military recruits.

Steps for Designing a Virtual Learning World Experience

Kapp Notes

Here is a step-by-step process for designing and launching a virtual world learning experience within an organization. Step Three: Determine if content is appropriate for learning within a virtual world environment. Step Six: Build or purchase the necessary digital assets for the virtual learning environment. Step Nine: Create guidelines to inform facilitator and learners of what they will be doing in the virtual learning environment.

Are Chatbots the Next Big Thing in Digital Learning?

TalentLMS

But what if, instead, we imagine a world where user support is provided by bots? And so, with the rise of the robot and artificial intelligence seeping into almost all aspects of our world, what’s next for digital learning ? Chatbots as Digital Learning Tools.

Global digital tribe

Learning with e's

It is your virtual community. To me it resembles a global digital tribe. Whether or not we realise it, if we regularly use social media, we are members of the world wide digital tribe. The global digital tribe has many smaller sub-sets we can call clans.

Virtual Objects That Can Be Touched – The New Era in AR/VR?

CHRP-INDIA

Virtual reality has been in the news for its immense value proposition that can deliver stellar outcomes to businesses across various industry verticals. It is primarily known for unleashing a torrent of experiences with fully immersive virtual environments.