Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

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. But they will still bring to their work essential traits that can’t be and won’t be programmed into software, like creativity, passion, character, and collaborative spirit—their humanity, in other words.

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. But they will still bring to their work essential traits that can’t be and won’t be programmed into software, like creativity, passion, character, and collaborative spirit—their humanity, in other words.

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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 is offered for credit from the University of Washington office of Professional and Continuing Education. Here is Randy talking about 3D Virtual Worlds with Ron Burns of ProtonMedia. Program Outcomes.

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. But they will still bring to their work essential traits that can’t be and won’t be programmed into software, like creativity, passion, character, and collaborative spirit—their humanity, in other words.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

term more often than not describes the development of a full program. So where do most curriculum programs fall short? fire chiefs, emergency officers, and. support staff from around the world. One common fault with many training programs is that. the program?

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 term itself refers to a deeply engaging experience of a world which basically doesn’t exist. On the other hand, VR presents a virtual environment to our senses in a way that we can really experience it as if it was completely real. Virtual Reality

3 ways your team can emerge from this crisis ready for the new ‘new world of work’

CLO Magazine

Lots of us have been talking for a long time about a “new world of work,” but what we’re all going through now in coping with the public health and ensuing labor market crisis is not what we had in mind. And even though they may be doing that learning from their home and not in the formality of an office or training room, they can still earn credentials that prove to the world at large what they can now do.

How emerging technologies are going to shape the workplace

Matrix

How emerging technologies are going to shape the workplace. With almost every individual having in his pocket a device hundreds of times faster and more intelligent than the personal computers of some years back the world has become increasingly artificially intelligent. Virtual personal assistants will become common. With the world going completely digital, more and more workers act as individual contractors.

How To Build A Powerful Onboarding Program With Extended Reality

Roundtable Learning

Have you ever considered enhancing your onboarding program with an immersive experience like extended reality (XR)? You can leave a lasting first impression on your new hires by integrating XR technology like AR, Full VR, or 360° VR into your onboarding program.

Emerging Scope Of E-Learning To Transform The Aviation Industry

G-Cube

A diverse range of training programs such as airport facilities, safety & security, cabin crew, soft skills, ground handling and many others help achieving diverse organizational goals. In case of attrition of new employees by airlines, it is important to automate workforce training and employee orientation programs with the optimum use of robust and efficient online learning platforms. It is the use of technology to superimpose virtual elements in the real-world applications.

Virtual Mentoring In Times of Crisis and Social Isolation

Chronus

In a recent article in Psychology Today , Dr. Allison McWilliams, Assistant Vice President of Mentoring and Alumni Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University, stated, “How we take care of one another, and connect with one another, in this time of social distancing, is critical to how we survive this moment in time, and to how we emerge from it”. How Chronus Supports Virtual Mentoring. That’s where virtual mentoring comes in.

How can Virtual Reality Training change your Business?

CHRP-INDIA

From design to production, and everything in-between, virtual prototyping is being used extensively in industries such as aerospace, real-estate, shipbuilding, and more, ensuring that errors are discovered early, saving on hard-work and associated expenses later on.

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University. 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. The ubiquitously connected world and the phenomenal rise of mobile devices are going to impact and disrupt how we drive our professional development.

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. As more "pandemics" emerge the resistance to travel will increase. Enter virtual immersive environments.

Re-imagining Work & Learning in a Networked World

ID Reflections

Over the next two decades we can expect the knowledge of the world to be digitalised, with an exponential rise in user-generated content, "wise-crowd" application and open innovation applications." How do we help organizations see that social and informal learning is not a new and fancy way to learn but an essential requirement in a complex, rapidly changing, and uber connected world? "The nature of work is changing. People’s relationship with work is changing.

Effect Of Virtual Reality On L&D And Business

Wizcabin

Virtual Reality has contributed positively to the way we design learning and the way we learn at large. Now, to the common question, “how can virtual reality impact on L&D and Enterprise?” With virtual reality, learners tend to acquire knowledge easily through their interaction with the spatial representation of the information being received. Virtual reality helps us to simulate the real-life environment and even other people’s experiences.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, June 28, 2007 Emerging Technologies in e-Learning I sat in on a lunchtime WebEx presentation with Gary Woodill -- Director, Research and Analysis, Brandon Hall Research. The topic: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning. Developed over 60 e-learning programs. Emerging" = kinds of e-learning that are just starting to show up -- in labs, new company offerings. Then the world wide web. Its a talking head, a virtual agent.

How Are Online Education Programs Helping Universities? 

Hurix Digital

The emergence of digitization, as a prominent pedagogic tool, has brought about a significant transformation in the contemporary educational landscape. More and more universities, across the world, have started abandoning the traditional academic architectures that heavily rely on one-way knowledge transfers. This is where Online Education Programs come into the picture. Here’s How Online Programs are Transforming Higher Education Learning.

Virtual Reality: The Game-Changing Educational Technology

CommLab India

Virtual Reality (VR) – It is no exaggeration to say that this is one of the hottest trends in the world of educational technology. You can use VR technologies to deliver immersive learning experiences during an induction training program. But, you need to remember that this technology is emerging and the costs associated with it will come down over a period of time. They are indeed a game-changer in the L&D world. Learning Technology virtual learning

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. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work Solutions. Virtual Learning Environment. Emergency Remote Work Kit.

18 Key Trends to Realign Remote Workforce Training Strategy in the Post Pandemic World

EI Design

As a result, Rapid Virtual Training Transformation needs to be undertaken to provide online training for remote learners. Face-to-face trainings must move to a predominantly Online/Self-paced/Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)/Blended mode that can be consumed remotely.

Anders Gronstedt Discusses How to Lead Learning Sessions in Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

The other day, I was speaking with virtual world learning expert Anders Gronstedt about teaching in a 3D virtual immersive environment. For those of you who don’t know, Anders Gronstedt (anders@gronstedtgroup.com) is president of the Gronstedt Group , which custom develops immersive learning programs for Fortune 500 clients, and host of “Train for Success,” a weekly Second Life speaking series that has been ongoing for several years.

Emerging Trends in Interactivity that Training Professionals Cannot Ignore

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

In this post I would like to relate five emerging trends in interactivity that training professionals cannot ignore. Virtual Worlds, 3D Environments, Learning Games These interactivities create immersive experiences. Over 200 readymade interactivity templates are part of Raptivity and you don’t have to write a single line of code to create a branching simulation or a crossword or a 3 dimensional tour or a virtual world experience.

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is no longer an abstract concept — it’s here. According to one expert, virtual reality is the first real disruptive technology in learning, breaking away from the flat-screen mode of learning and hacking the senses to enter a three-dimensional world filled with sights and sound. “It Virtual reality has the potential to fundamentally change how learning happens. How do you simulate that in a virtual reality world?”.

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

Last week, we had an awesome virtual class on how to implement an effective gamification strategy within a corporate learning environment! The next blog posts will probably be devoted to virtual and augmented reality resources. (If Chapter 1: “ Introduction to Emerging Technologies for the Classroom: A Learning Sciences Perspective ,” from Emerging Technologies for the Classroom, by Mouza & Lavigne.

Is it time to replace SCORM? A Look at Emerging Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Before SCORM the eLearning world was a jumble of different system specifications that just couldn’t communicate or work together. Well, because the world has changed a lot since the pre-Facebook days of the early noughties. Today we live in an on-demand world where our expectations of technology are forever growing. SCORM works well when it comes to the linear world of formal training. In the eLearning world, this software is called Experience API (or Tin Can).

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Elevating employee onboarding and performance with Virtual Reality

STRIVR

Because of this, more companies are turning to virtual reality (VR). Versus “active” learning that can help simulate what the real-world job will actually be like for an employee. Immersive Learning is not only a tool for new workers but also has a lasting impact on L&D programs.

How To Use Technology For Warehouse Training: 5 Examples

Roundtable Learning

Did you know that integrating technology into your warehouse training program can improve your organization’s productivity, safety, and training costs? An all-inclusive, customized training program may be a great option for your organization! .

Virtual Reality Training on a Reality Budget

ePath Learning

Virtual Reality (VR) is a hot trend in learning and development because it has the potential to really transform employee training within a variety of industries. For example, with VR a doctor can practice a new surgical procedure on virtual patients, with a variety of outcomes, before ever performing it on a live patient. Or a pilot can practice making emergency landings in a simulation without endangering a plane full of passengers. Real-world application is the core of VR.

Why Virtual Reality (VR) is the Best Training Tool for Your Company in 2020

CHRP-INDIA

With the number of risks rising in today’s world of technology and unprecedented changes, it is now more crucial than ever to train staff with Virtual Reality Training Technology to remain engaged and alert while in the workforce. Learning and development (L&D) professionals have struggled a long time in creating organisational training programs for the workforce that is not only engaging, but conveys the key learning points clearly.

Is Virtual Reality Training in Your Future?

SweetRush

Virtual Reality Training Offers New Ways to Replicate the Learner’s Work Environment. Oculus VR is the Kickstarter-funded company that is developing Oculus Rift, the virtual reality (VR) headset that will change video gaming forever. But does virtual reality really have a place in training? Enter virtual reality training. One of the think tanks working on cutting-edge applications of virtual reality technology is USC’s Institute of Creative Technologies.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

To survive in the rapidly evolving world, upskilling your employees has to be a part-and-parcel of your business strategies. Watch this video to learn how to create an online course for your employee training program : Before we jump into the specifics, let’s address this fundamental question: Why align training programs with your business goals? Usually, the goal of an employee training program is to enhance the skills, knowledge, and productivity of employees.

Africa Rising: How eLearning is Elevating Education in the World’s Fastest-Growing Market

eLearningMind

A sudden push from legislators, educational institutions, and social vigilantes has highlighted both the need for developed eLearning programs and the opportunity for a previously untapped market. Bakary Diallo, director of the African Virtual University (AVU) attributes some of the area’s most fundamental problems to a low post-secondary education rate. Self-paced eLearning products and programs have the most promise for African applications.

How to Build an Online Learning Sponsorship Program

WBT Systems

An online learning sponsorship program offers more than insert a sponsor’s logo on a webinar slide or displaying their advertising in a sidebar. With their participation you can subsidize program expenses or provide a selection of programs to members at little or no cost while helping industry partners connect with their target audience. As industry experts, sponsors can bring value to your online learning programs by helping learners achieve their goals.

LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

More and more companies are turning to collaborative Virtual Reality (VR) training and education environments, while early adopters are already seeing impressive results. Large and small companies alike need access to innovative technology to better prepare employees for both the virtual workspace and real-world applications. It works hand-in-hand with Microsoft’s leading technology to offer the world’s most accessible experiential learning.

How to Enhance Your Existing Corporate Training Programs

Hurix Digital

In these highly competitive times, your business cannot standstill and neither can your corporate training programs. And one way to achieve this is to constantly enhance your corporate training programs. Modern technology has simplified the process of creating online corporate training programs. So, instead of designing a new training program, you can enhance your existing corporate training program to suit your current needs.

What Does VR Have to Do With Online Education?

LearnDash

Does virtual reality have applications for online education, or is it just another gimmick? Virtual reality isn’t so much a new buzz word in the world of online education as a long-held science fiction dream that is rapidly coming to life. What do we mean when we talk about virtual reality? To start, let’s clarify what virtual reality means in the real-world (non-science-fiction) context. How could VR be used in an immersive training program?

Virtual Team Leadership Training: 4 Tips To Lead Your Team To Success

NovoEd

When teams meet in person, natural roles tend to emerge as teammates are able to relate to each other on an informal basis. However, virtual teams often depend more on a successful team lead to ensure success when there is not an in-person familiarity. Leading a virtual team has its difficulties, but is an important skill to learn in this increasingly digitized world. Below are 4 tips that’ll help you lead your virtual team to success.

Virtual Instructors: Almost as Good as the Real Thing

CLO Magazine

Virtual instructor-led training enables organizations to spend less per learner while delivering more training to more people. While it’s not the ideal learning format for every situation, it’s easy to understand why virtual instructor-led training has gained popularity in the learning and development world. Virtual training allows for obvious cost savings. In a blended format, as is generally recommended, virtual sessions take less time out of the learner’s workday.

World Health 2.0

Learning with e's

I'm very pleased to see that a paper I have been working on with colleagues was published this week in a very specialised health related journal: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. It's one of a suite of papers Maged Boulos and I have been working on with colleagues around the world over the last 3 years, and this one is particularly exciting because it shows how to harness Web 2.0