XR for Learning – March 31, 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.

KLM Is Ramping Up Virtual Reality to Train Workers Since Pandemic’s Start by Sean O’Neill
One of the common use cases of virtual reality in enterprise environments is to create simulations for activities that are too costly (in dollars or risk) to simulate in reality. This post by Sean O’Neill explores one such case study from the airline industry, and how KLM has leveraged VR for training during the pandemic.

SXSW got canceled by the pandemic. So it built Austin in VR for 2021. by Joseph Volpe
Virtual reality has emerged as a valuable tool for connecting with other during the pandemic. This post by Joseph Volpe explores how VR was leveraged to create an environment to capture the social experience of one of the most exciting face-to-face events of the year: SXSW.

Immersive Technology for Education: How Virtual Reality Will Change the Learning Process
There are endless possibilities for virtual reality to be used in the context of education and training, but getting started can seem overwhelming. This post provides a baseline exploration of the value proposition of VR for education, but more importantly, it provides a number of examples of existing applications that can be used in the context of education and training.

Scope AR launches a browser-based AR creation platform for the enterprise by Lucas Matney
One of the challenges of implementing AR and VR solutions is the complexity of developing content, which normally requires coding skills. This post by Lucas Matney looks at a new tool that looks to make creating AR content more accessible to those without coding skills.

Virtual Reality in the Workplace by Pasi Pentinpuro
The power of virtual reality in the workplace goes far beyond just training. This post by Pasi Pentinpuro looks at a number of different virtual reality use cases that can make workplaces more effective.

The Learning Leaders Alliance community continues to grow, connecting learning leaders from around the globe who want to stay ahead of the curve and enabling aspiring leaders to build their skillsets.

Membership in the Alliance includes access to exclusive monthly digital events curated for today’s modern learning leader. Here’s just a few examples of what members have enjoyed so far this year:

  • A panel of Chief Learning Officers discussing how we support the entry into the new normal
  • A look at learning trends and how leaders can put them into practice
  • An informal discussion on what qualifies as a learning leader
  • An exploration of 5 pillars of learning leadership
  • A tactical look at the learning leader’s role in advancing diversity and inclusion
  • Research into what learning leadership looks like in 2021

In addition to monthly events, Alliance members also get free registration to the Learning Solutions Digital Experience in May, and our second Learning Leaders Online Forum in July. Join today to be a part of the community, and gain access to recordings from all the great gatherings that have already taken place in 2021.


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