Virtual Events are Creating a Paradigm Change in eLearning

Web Courseworks

The current trend of running annual meetings virtually has forced association executives to rethink their approaches to teaching and learning and social networking. I’m happy to see this paradigm change in the way we look at eLearning for the association world.

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. In fact, I believe that they are gaining momentum and are becoming more and more impactful as the technology gets better and more real world business cases are indicating the value of these environments, in addition there are several initiatives that are examples of the kinds of projects that are are driving virtual worlds. Classes in 3D Worlds and About 3D Worlds.

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Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Synchronized Web Browsing

InSync Training

This is the sixth post in a series of seven titled Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer. Virtual training design doesn''t need to be difficult - but designers do need a working knowledge of the features each virtual classroom tool provides. If you are an experienced virtual classroom designer, please build on the basics and share your expertise. Synchronized Web Browsing. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

Visual Display of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Dipity Flipbook view of virtual worlds timeline. Here is a nifty resource for looking at the development of virtual worlds over time. So one can gather data from all over the web and place it into a neat timeline or even a visual flipbook.(as

Why More And More Organizations Are Using Virtual Conference Software

eLearning Industry

Virtual conference software is all the rage in the corporate world. Web Conferencing Software eLearning eBooks Remote Working Web Conferencing Software Vendors Web Conferencing ToolsBut why are so many organizations using it in their L&D programs?

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

Learnlets » Virtual Worlds?

Clark Quinn

eLearnz Virtual Web Summit - The Future Of Learning

eLearning Industry

eLearnz 2018 is a virtual Web Summit that brings together the world’s top learning tech speakers. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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. The virtual aspect of the job is also a benefit for the employee. Having a virtual administrator also means that an association can expand their job reach to any part of the country or world.

A whole new world

E-Learning Provocateur

The corporate sector is exploring a whole new world. Which world? The virtual world. What is a virtual world? A virtual world is a computer-generated environment that more-or-less replicates the real world. web 2.0

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“.

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.

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. But we can’t forget that virtual training is not simply there to take the pressure off of the classroom staff. Virtual training, in all of its forms, must be engaging, just as if the content was being delivered in a classroom.

Virtual Reality Real-Time Use Cases

CHRP-INDIA

Virtual Reality Technology is being used in many verticals in various capacities, very often inculcating job processes and training or introducing a fresh concept to a large section of the audience. Thus, it’s an easy statement to make that Virtual Reality is bringing mass revolution and is certainly here to stay. The Virtual Reality initiative taken by Volvo helped them accomplish a million impressions and they even were published in PCMag.

Elements of a Virtual World/Metaverse

Kapp Notes

Using a virtual world or metaverse for training is not as science-fiction as it sounds. A metaverse or virtual world is simply the natural extension and convergence of several technologies currently used for online learning. This is similar to the Web 2.0

Overcoming the Objection: 3D Virtual Worlds Look Too Much Like a Game

Kapp Notes

Here is her advice when someone says that 3D worlds look too much like a game. For many business users, their experience with virtual worlds has been as consumers- they, or their children, have used game platforms, either on line or on machines in their homes.

Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier in Adult Education

Web Courseworks

This was a virtual reality experience called “The Cubicle” (check it out here.) What I experienced stunned me and completely changed my views on virtual reality. What I thought was a gimmick turned out to be an immersive experience into a variety of different worlds. This blog post isn’t intended to be a primer on virtual reality (VR). (If The post Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier in Adult Education appeared first on Web Courseworks.

eXtending the Web

Learning with e's

eXtending the Web - New and Emerging Learning Technologies View more presentations from Steve Wheeler. We live in exciting and challenging times, and we can expect to see a lot of changes taking place in the next few years in the world of education. education Web 3.0

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Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

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. Learning networks are based on the theory of Connectivism, or learning from diverse social webs.

The College Tour Right of Passage–Done Virtually

Kapp Notes

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. Virtual world developer Designing Digitally, Inc.

Clarity needed around Web 3.0

Clark Quinn

A recent report of theirs, Better, Smarter, Faster: How Web 3.0 will Transform Learning in High-Performing Organizations , makes a mistake in it’s extension of a definition of Web 3.0, Their definition: Web 3.0 I’ve presented before my interpretation of Web 3.0, As such, their first component of their three parts includes the semantic web. The mobile web is really not fundamentally a shift. But without that, it’s just web 1.0

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The tribal web

Learning with 'e's

This series has explored the notion of digital tribes and clans, and has applied these concepts to those who consistently inhabit virtual spaces. Attempting to categorise the behaviour of online users into distinct tribal characteristics can be problematic, because behaviour in virtual worlds (and indeed in the real world) is ultimately diverse and often chaotic or inconsistent. Virtual clans 6.

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New Year Thoughts about 3D Virtual Worlds for Learning

Kapp Notes

While creating products, working on deliverables and collaborating across organizations on a large scale in virtual worlds seems like science fiction, the truth is that 3D environments for working, learning and collaborating are the not-too-distant future. Virtual Immersive Environments (VIEs) will soon allow data visualization not previously possible and applications for learning and collaboration not yet considered. Tags: virtual immersive environment

Imagined worlds

Learning with e's

One of the new skills that teachers will need to master in the future will be the ability to manage virtual learning spaces. Such imagined worlds can also be very flexible, in that they represent spaces where the student is not constrained by the traditional boundaries of space and place.

Finding a MMOLE/Virtual Learning World Vendor

Kapp Notes

Successful projects start by aligning virtual world needs with your organization’s goals. The virtual learning marketplace is relatively young and is just now beginning an accelerated growth path. The virtual world marketplace is fast growing with many different players.

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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.

Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend

G-Cube

The benefits of continuous training in the corporate world are many and agreed upon by all. Virtual classrooms have emerged as the bridge between classroom-based trainings and self-paced e-learning – bringing together the accessibility and effectiveness of classroom-based trainings as well as ease of use of e-learning. For some time, the virtual classroom remained a luxury available only to large organizations, thanks to the high tech infrastructure that this technology required.

Web 3.0 Presentation – The Way Forward?

Upside Learning

Having mentioned Web 3.0 Last evening, this particular slide share presentation about Web 3.0 Interesting to see that in the world of Web 3.0 , eLearning will actually transform from a content delivery and tracking mechanism. Web 3.0: Web 3.0

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Vmware ESXI Nested Virtualization

Cloudshare

One of the benefits of nested virtualization is running multiple hypervisors on the same host server. This includes ESXi hypervisors , which can be installed as a virtual machines. The solution, commonly referred to as Nested ESXi, opens the door to a lot of interesting use cases such as development and testing , virtual training , or virtual sales demos and POCs. ” – “Isn’t normal Virtualization good enough anymore?” Virtual Sales Demos.

Not a Good Week for the Virtual Worlds Space

Kapp Notes

First, Metaplace announced it will be closing its virtual doors on January 1, 2010 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. This was one of the alternatives I listed for something other than Second Life in my Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again) I described Metaplace as: Is a Flash-based virtual world platform that allows players to buy and sell items, own property and play online games. You can add content from other web locations like Amazon or videos as well.

Top Nine Web Conferencing Vendors for 2015 Plus Trends

eLearning 24-7

Web Conferencing Pricing. I mean I care more they are on the call, than where they are physically in the virtual world. Separate pricing for webinars versus web meetings – Sure there are vendors that do not, but more on the whole that do. and sharing them with folks in the conference, including PPT too; web touring, scheduling meetings/conferences, registration links, reminders; viewing via webcam or whatever web video device you are using.

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Browser-based Virtual World - WebFlock

Mark Oehlert

WebFlock can help you realize your goals for a social, fun and immersive web presence. So the Electric Sheep are out with WebFlock. Browser-based. Flash. Private label. 100K out of the box.

World of Learning Conference Review

eLearning 24-7

Because those who were fortunate to attend the World of Learning Conference, everywhere they looked was a nugget of gold, especially those who used the dynamite technique of e-learning. Decision makers at the show – I go to a lot of trade shows around the world, and I can honestly tell you, I haven’t seen this many high level decision makers since my days at ASAE (American Society of Association Executives).

Resources for "Enterprise Learning and Collaboration in 3D Virtual Worlds" Webinar

Kapp Notes

Dan Bliton of Booz Allen Hamilton asked Tony and Karl to present a webinar entitled "Enterprise Learning and Collaboration in 3D Virtual Worlds." Web site for the book Learning in 3D.

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

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.

More Random Web 2.0 Statistics

Kapp Notes

Here are some more random Web 2.0 The article Virtual World was viewed 929 times that month. Here is the first article about Random Web 2.0 Web 2.0Statistics I've been gathering for some presentations.

Round Up of Some Virtual World Year End Predictions

Kapp Notes

With the recent news of layoffs at Forterra Systems and the closing of Metaplace covered in Not a Good Week for the Virtual Worlds Space , there have been a number of discussions around the topic. See ProtonMedia's take at If Forterra Systems and Metaplace have sparked a virtual world industry shakeout, the question is: Who's next? At Koreen Olbrish's blog Learning in Tandem an entry titled Virtual Worlds 2.0.A