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.

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.

20 real-world examples of Augmented Reality

E-Learning Provocateur

The 2019 instalment of Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week kicks off next month. In any case, I’m interested in what people in the real world are currently doing with this emerging technology, so I’ve collated the following examples.

25 more real-world examples of Virtual Reality

E-Learning Provocateur

A couple of years ago I started up Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week to promote real-world applications of virtual reality. Loath to disappoint, I hereby present 25 more real-world examples of virtual reality, drawn from this year’s and last year’s events.

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

have the ability deploy video, virtual role-plays, and. such as using technology to support structured. what we’re doing and share the technology. course, deliberate practice in the real-world. her new skills in the real-world, with her team.

Instructional Design for Virtual Worlds

Experiencing eLearning

How does the instructional design process change when you’re working with virtual worlds and 3-D environments? For all the impressive visual and technical feats possible in virtual worlds, a foundation of good design is still critical.

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.

Virtual Duality

E-Learning Provocateur

Something struck me during this year’s Virtual Reality Working Out Loud Week. Billed as an event for “anyone who is working with or experimenting with virtual reality, whether that be at home, at school or at work”, this was the second time I had run it.

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.

New Whitepaper Released: Collaboration in Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Check out my newest whitepaper titled Compliant Collaboration & Learning in Virtual Immersive Environments. The whitepaper describes how life science companies are effectively leveraging virtual worlds to successfully facilitate collaboration and training. Just as flight simulator technology helps pilots avoid errors, retrace incorrect reactions and prepare for worst case scenarios, 3D virtual immersive environments serve a similar role in the life science industry.

Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program

have the ability deploy video, virtual role-plays, and. such as using technology to support structured. what we’re doing and share the technology. course, deliberate practice in the real-world. her new skills in the real-world, with her team.

Resources for Researching Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Recently, a number of individuals have inquired about resources for virtual world research. Journal of Virtual World Research --Great resource. This journal has freely available PDF articles describing the vast amount of work being done in virtual worlds. Recently, the journal featured a number of articles on using virtual worlds in the field of Healthcare. Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D Book 3D worlds

Virtual Reality Real-Time Use Cases

CHRP-INDIA

Manufacturing, a typically labour-intensive process, is now adopting technology to boost productivity and save costs. Thus, it’s an easy statement to make that Virtual Reality is bringing mass revolution and is certainly here to stay.

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.

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

Image from a virtual world created by Forterra. Considering the implementation of a virtual world? The main product of Forterra is OLIVE™ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). One concern with virtual worlds or any Internet application is security.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

Surface solution constraints Uncover any technological constraints, requirements for your solution like certification or. support staff from around the world. Technology they access on. What existing technologies or. new technologies have you been. and technology.

Gamification, Virtual Worlds and The Gartner Hype Cycle

Kapp Notes

For those of you who do not know, the Gartner Hype Cycle is a graphical depiction of technology on a curve showing where technology is in terms of maturity. There may be some successful applications of a technology, but there are typically more failures. 3D worlds Games

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. How does this technology help firms help train their people better? VR-based training technologies can be used to overcome this problem.

COMPILATION OF 45 GAME-BASED LEARNING JOURNALS: PART 4

Learnnovators

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Avoiding Virtual World Mistakes

Kapp Notes

A group of avatars in a corporate virtual world wondering what is going on? Organizations seem to rush into virtual worlds with little planning or forethought and then wonder why their virtual world experience was a failure.

The Breakthrough of Blockchain Technology

Your Training Edge

Unless you have been spending your time under a rock lately, you have likely heard of blockchain technology. What was once a banter term used by those who speak technology and finance fluently is now the buzz term that is trending like a video of cat antics.

3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education

E-Learning Provocateur

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. Virtual reality can substitute the real environment.

The newest realities of the business world are Augmented & Virtual

QuoDeck

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality have changed the way corporates look at content dissemination. These technologies offer highly immersive experiences making them appropriate for engaging with the audience. What can these technologies do for your company?

Virtual 3D World for Teacher Training

Kapp Notes

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) launched an online resource for potential and current educators in West Virginia called Teach West Virginia and as part of the initiative, a 3D world is playing a key role in the process. According to the article West Virginia looks to Second Life As part of the program, they have developed a unique and groundbreaking virtual world on the internet’s largest 3D virtual community, Second Life.

ProtoMedia/Kaplan EduNeering Big Virtual World Announcement

Kapp Notes

ProtonMedia will use the funds to extend its leadership position within life sciences by further integrating its ProtoSphere virtual collaboration environment with ComplianceWire®, Kaplan EduNeering’s validated cloud-based learning management system. Kaplan EduNeering is one of the leading providers of technology-enabled compliance training in the market today. ProtonMedia Raises $4.5 Million in Series B Financing Led by Kaplan Ventures.

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Virtual Worlds in Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

This month’s topic is cool new technology in training. The first few posts will be about how virtual worlds are being used. As the month progresses, we’ll delve into some other cool-technologies like augmented reality and gaming, and talk about how they can be used in training and communication as well. The cost-benefit calculation for using those sorts of tools changes significantly depending on how familiar your audience already is with the technology.

OpenSim and virtual worlds

Moodle Journal

Apart from my work here at Bromley Colleg with Moodle and all that that involves, some time ago, I think it must be about 7 or 8 years now, I discovered 3DML and started to do some developing with buidling 3D worlds or Spots as they were called back then.

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“.

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Technology acts funny at times. It works to make the real virtual, and uses virtual to simulate reality. Take communication for example, face to face communication is now replaced by communication on the world of web where we express real emotions using virtual emoticons.

Second Summer 2011?Learning in 3D” class explores another virtual world

Kapp Notes

The software provided a great opportunity for students to see a professional virtual world and to explore how it functioned. David speaks to students in the "Learning in 3D" class about virtual worlds. 3D worlds lrn3d virtual immersive environment

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. Gamification Technology virtual immersive environment

Part 3 of Interview with Virtual Worlds 3D Pioneer Randy Hinrichs

Kapp Notes

Here is a link to his fascinating book about 3D virtual worlds that you should really check out. Kapp: What do you see as the obstacles to widespread adoption of virtual worlds for learning? They have been around for almost a decade in terms of 3D graphical virtual worlds but still, the overall adoption rate seems low. Know how audio works – there are four configurations, the OS, the virtual world, the individual avatar, and the headset.

The Virtual LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

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.

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

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

CLO Magazine

That led her to change her coursework to education technology with a focus on intelligence systems that provide an adaptive learning environment. It was still the 1990s, when such technologies were nascent in the field of education. The Future Is Virtual.

10 Upcoming Technological Trends That Will Blow Your Mind

Your Training Edge

From driverless cars to bendable devices, the technological developments prove that the future is going to be something which we have never thought of. In the past few years, we all have heard of many emerging technologies, i.e., supercomputers, AI machines, etc.