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.

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.

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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

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

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 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. When observed in its entirety however, the trails of evidence emerging on the Web can readily support the notion of the virtual clan.

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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. Also Read: Virtual Reality Technology A Magic.

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. Most web applications allow for questions from the audience and many allow you to send documents to participants.

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.

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

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. ” – “Isn’t normal Virtualization good enough anymore?” Virtual Sales Demos.

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.

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.

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

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. For some time, the virtual classroom remained a luxury available only to large organizations, thanks to the high tech infrastructure that this technology required.

The Smart eXtended Web

Learning with e's

Will the Web recurse infinitely? In the world of learning, we are obsessed with questions about where education is heading next, how work based learning will be enhanced, and more effective methods of engaging learners. Now the Web is about to get even smarter. Where Web 1.0

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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

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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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 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.

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 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.

Virtual Reality in Training and Development

CHRP-INDIA

A new method of training employees is catching on, in the form of Virtual Reality training. About Industrial Virtual Reality Training. Virtual Reality training incorporates the usage of VR tools for employee training and development. AR/VR/MR Solutions virtual reality Training

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.

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.

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

Virtual Labs & LMS Integration for Enterprises

Cloudshare

There are many reasons why companies are turning to learning management system (LMS) virtual labs to streamline training, customer onboarding, and other procedures. That development is virtual training labs with LMS integration. The Basics of Virtual Labs & LMS Integration.

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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Gamification, Virtual Worlds and The Gartner Hype Cycle

Kapp Notes

Notice, however, that virtual worlds are now right in the middle of the trough of disillusionment which means people are still pretty down on virtual worlds but they are closer to actual productive use. I think virtual worlds will quickly leave the trough.

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.

6 Software Training Use Cases for Virtual Training Labs

Appsembler

In a world where software is rapidly evolving, how can you empower users to utilize your software to its fullest capability? Meet the virtual training lab. Why Virtual Training Labs. Above all, virtual training labs empower learners to learn by doing.

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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12 Steps on How to Set up Your Machine for Virtual Testing

eLearning Brothers

Brother Nathan from eLearning Brothers checking in with tips on how to set up your machine for virtual testing. No matter how hard you follow best practices of web design it’s always broken in another browser. A little of my inner web designer would die each time it broke a web page.