XR for Learning – February 17, 2021

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Augmented, virtual, and other mixed reality technologies are rapidly emerging and advancing, creating new and exciting opportunities for training and education. XR for Learning collects some of the best XR content that learning professionals can learn from.

Florida University Turns to VR to Teach Personal Finance by Dian Schaffhauser
Virtual reality can be a powerful technology for immersive learning experiences. This post by Dian Schaffhauser looks at one example of VR being used by a university to teach personal finance.

XR Talks: Projecting VR’s Near and Far Future by Mike Boland
The adoption of virtual reality in training and development is connected to how quickly the technologies are adopted in the consumer marketplace. This post by Mike Boland looks at the current market research on what VR adoption looks like in the years to come.

10 VR websites that are paving the way for the future of design by Michael J. Fordham
Virtual reality is more than just an app or dedicated program. This post by Michael Fordham looks at how VR is being leveraged (and expanded) through web-driven experiences. It’s a great exploration of different types of experiences and content being enabled by WebXR.

How To Implement VR Headsets Into Your Business in 2021 by John Woods
Implementing your organization’s first virtual reality program can be a challenge. This post by John Woods looks at a few critical milestones that you should consider as you begin integrating VR projects in your organization.

Five Ways VR Can Be Used In Modern Education by Frank Hamilton
Virtual reality has the potential to open new doors and experiences in education and training. This post by Frank Hamilton looks at a number of examples of how VR can be used in education, most of which also apply to training settings.

We are currently experiencing one of the most challenging periods most of us have ever seen in our careers as learning professionals. Our organizations have been disrupted like never before as we deal with remote workers, new virtual tools and techniques, and the continued journey towards the moving target that is “the new normal”.

All of these challenges require the support of learning leadership.

The Learning Leaders Online Forum explores these challenges, and more importantly, shares proven strategies that can help us and the organizations we serve navigate the crisis. The Forum is your opportunity to connect and learn from learning leaders all around the globe, helping you address the urgent challenges of today while also building the skills that will help take your career to new heights in the future.

Better yet, as part of our launch of this new event, everyone that attends this Learning Leaders Online Forum will also get an annual membership in the new global Learning Leaders Alliance, which provides one year of access to online and face-to-face leaders forums, exclusive monthly programming, and much more.


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