eLearning Simulations 101: What Are They and How Can You Create Your Own?

TalentLMS

I’m not talking about the movie, but about the world’s reaction to the theory that our whole existence is based on a simulation program. If our world is a simulation, this means that nothing is real. Today’s topic is simulation in eLearning. By the end of this post, you’ll have learned all the basics of eLearning simulation, scenario-based training, the benefits of simulation training, and the types of interactive simulations you can use.

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.

Games And Simulations

The eLearning Coach

Karl Kapp, professor, author and speaker, understands the value of games and simulations in learning. In this two-part interview, Karl covers everything from video games to virtual 3D worlds, their cognitive advantages and future trends in online learning.

The newest realities of the business world are Augmented & Virtual

QuoDeck

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality have changed the way corporates look at content dissemination. Product Simulation: Full immersive experience gives you an opportunity to test your product as it evolves.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

have the ability deploy video, virtual role-plays, and. We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. course, deliberate practice in the real-world. her new skills in the real-world, with her team. put these skills to work in the real-world.

Engaging Participants 4: Virtual Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations have turned to various forms of online and virtual training because it is cost effective, it reaches a wide audience, and it serves many generations of learners. Featured Posts Training engaging elearners engaging online learners virtual learner engagement

Innovative LMS Features: Real or Hype?

Talented Learning

Artificial intelligence , machine learning, content curation, interactive learning experiences, analytics dashboards , mobile-first design, digital badges, credentialing, virtual reality, augmented reality, in-app guidance –gulp- the list of mind-blowing capabilities seems endless.

8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

Billions of people are working around the world for different organizations in keeping with these constantly changing scenarios. Will Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality invade the space of corporate education and learning sooner than expected?

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

If learners need to be able to do something , then the best technology would be a simulation or other hands-on activity. Will there be any instances when all learners are required to be in the same virtual place or perform the same activity at the same time? Simulations.

When Virtual Reality Becomes a Reality in Corporate Training

Time to Know

How has Virtual Reality (VR) become a reality? . One promising technology Virtual Reality (VR), has the potential to train like nothing else in the corporate world. With headset and motion tracking, VR lets you look around a virtual space as if you’re actually there.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

have the ability deploy video, virtual role-plays, and. We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. course, deliberate practice in the real-world. her new skills in the real-world, with her team. put these skills to work in the real-world.

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. Anders provided some great insights for anyone who is conducting a class or session in a 3D virtual immersive environment. Competencies in leading virtual worlds learning programs. Virtual worlds is an empowering medium. Use the collaborative power of virtual worlds.

When Virtual Reality Becomes a Reality in Corporate Training

Time to Know

How has Virtual Reality (VR) become a reality? . One promising technology Virtual Reality (VR), has the potential to train like nothing else in the corporate world. With headset and motion tracking, VR lets you look around a virtual space as if you’re actually there.

Why Your Software Company Needs Virtual Training Labs

Appsembler

If you ask your learners to install the software on their own computers to complete exercises as part of their training, then you’ve no way of tracking how they are progressing through the course or if they even managed to get the software up and running correctly.

Q&A with Jeremy Bailenson: Blurring the Line Between Reality and Illusion

CLO Magazine

Researchers in the Virtual Human Interaction Lab at Stanford University focus on social dynamics and interactions in a virtual space and how virtual reality can transform education, training, empathy and more. Bailenson shared his thoughts on VR’s future potential and its effects on the world of learning and development. If you think about where we get virtual reality, it really starts with the flight simulator. Enter virtual reality.

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is no longer an abstract concept — it’s here. Virtual reality has the potential to fundamentally change how learning happens. You’re actually learning as if you were doing, so the data of the behavior is tracked.”.

5 Reasons to Join the Virtual Reality Learning Revolution Right Now

ATD Learning Technologies

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.

Learning In The Future – Exploring Five Themes

Upside Learning

As I get back on track, it’s time to start blogging in earnest again. The term ‘mobile’ doesn’t just mean the use of mobile phones, but include a whole host of technologies associated with their use – Augmented reality, augmented virtuality, sensor driven technologies (GPS, compass, accelerometer) coupled with an increasing aware and connected objects in the environment (one that IPv6 will help with) mean new ways to interact with and learn about the world.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. The other day I had a chance to virtually catch up with Andrew Hughes who is the president of Designing Digitally, Inc.

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? To add an element of competition, a leaderboard tracked and displayed which players had made the most finds.

Workplace Learning Trends in 2018

Origin Learning

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality – these two topics have been on a number of technology trend lists for the past four to five years. This opens up a whole new world of possibilities. Here’s wishing all our readers – ‘A Happy New Year’.

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Why Virtual Reality Learning is the Next “IT” factor in Corporate Training

KnowledgeAnywhere

Suddenly, everyone in the tech sector seems to be talking about virtual reality (VR). military, for example, commonly uses VR technology to train personnel to use equipment and weapons and to simulate combat situations. Benefits of Virtual Reality for Training. Virtual reality learning has some truly revolutionary capabilities when it comes to training. In a VR training environment, however, they can safely simulate this and other procedures.

How The Military Is Utilizing Online, Interactive Training

Mindflash

If you’ve ever wondered whether or not the Army is just like World of Warcraft , the answer is: kinda. Virtual Bootcamp. MyBase began in December 2008, and uses Second Life , a popular virtual reality game, as its main platform. Flight/Ground Simulators.

5 Reasons to Join the Virtual Reality Learning Revolution Right Now

ATD Learning Technologies

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. While game developers are leading the way in exploring VR’s potential, many learning designers see virtual reality as a revolutionary tool for accelerating skill acquisition. Study after study have demonstrated the efficacy of virtual reality learning.

How The Military Is Utilizing Online, Interactive Training

Mindflash

If you’ve ever wondered whether or not the Army is just like World of Warcraft , the answer is: kinda. Virtual Bootcamp. MyBase began in December 2008, and uses Second Life , a popular virtual reality game, as its main platform. Flight/Ground Simulators.

Advantages of 3D for Learning

Kapp Notes

Some thoughts on the advantages of 3D environments (virtual worlds) for learning. Experienced learners can explore more possibilities of dialogue than in a scripted simulation. Am I on the right track? Tags: 3D worlds

April 2016 #Obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

xAPI has real world and real time value. E.g. simulations, social learning, gaming, mentoring. You can of course also track traditional elearning with xAPI.” -@AWerkenthin. StephenPVictor tweeted that “xAPI allows you track a lot more learning activities than SCORM does.

What is the Tin Can API & What Does it Mean for e-Learning?

Trivantis

Also known as the next generation of SCORM, Tin Can tracks and records learning experiences anywhere and from multiple devices. The Tin Can API is a whole new way to track learner experiences that “records activities and delivers data that is quantifiable, sharable and trackable,” according to Tin Can. The Tin Can API can easily recognize and track a wide range of learning activities including: Mobile learning. Simulations. Virtual worlds. Forum. Logins.

Get Ready for the Profound Impact of These 5 Technologies on eLearning

Enyota Learning

Let’s look at 5 technologies that are sure to have a massive impact on eLearning: Microlearning: In a world of millennials with short attention spans, the popularity of microlearning is already irrefutable.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

At the Peak of Inflated Expectations in the general startup world, blockchain has just crossed the threshold for inclusion in our eLearning hype curve. Virtual reality (VR) is the use of technology to simulate an immersive, 3D experience.

Game-based meta-cognitive coaching

Clark Quinn

Many years ago, I read of some work being done by Valerie Shute and Jeffrey Bonar that I later got a chance to actually play a (very small) role in (and even later got to work with Valerie, definitely world-class talent). What naturally occurred to me was that you could put the same sort of meta-cognitive skill tutoring in a game environment, as you have to digitally create all the elements you’d need to track anyways for the game reasons, and it could be a layer on top.

How technology is changing training in the airline industry

Litmos

Flight training — without the simulators. Most pilot training uses aviation simulators — a detailed, realistic piece of equipment built to look and feel as much like the real thing as possible. What if, however, the physical simulators weren’t necessary?

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

There are big problems with tracking and verifying a learners’ CE balance. Just as importantly, ledgers transparently track the movement of credits from party to party – in our case, from CE provider to certificant to certifying board.

Benefits of a Tin Can API Compliant Learning Management System

ProProfs

Referring to the definition cited by Wikipedia : Tin Can xAPI “is an e-learning software specification that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a manner that records and tracks all types of learning experiences. Tracking Learning Activities Hosted On The LMS.

The Benefits of a Gamified Socialized Learning Platform

eLearning Brothers

Over the last decade, the world has discovered the power of games and gamification. Allowing your employees to work toward real-life prizes helps bridge the gap between the real and virtual world.