XR for Learning – April 21, 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.

A Brief Overview of How Virtual Reality is Transforming Engineering by Regina Wheeler
Virtual reality has the potential to redefine how learning and work take place in some industries. This post by Regina Wheeler looks at how VR is being used in the engineering field, and the transformations it is enabling.

VR Is Dead (Again!)… No, Wait… Hang On… What About Enterprise VR by James Watson
There is much debate about how quickly virtual reality is being adopted by consumers. This post by James Watson looks at how VR adoption is moving forward in the enterprise market, including data on the effectiveness of VR use for training.

Making Mines Safe And Productive With Virtual Reality Training by Kris Kolo
One of the best ways to understand the value of virtual reality for training and education is to learn from examples of VR already in practice. This post by Kris Kolo looks at a VR use case where the risk of failure can literally be life and death: working in mines.

What Will Drive AR Glasses Adoption? by Mike Boland
Augmented reality’s true potential isn’t built on smartphones; it’s in headsets. This post by Mike Boland looks at the current state of the AR Glasses market, and what it will take to drive adoption of the technology.

How virtual worlds could soon become essential training tools by David Chandross
Virtual worlds have been around for decades, but they’ve taken on new life through virtual reality. This post by David Chandross looks at how Virtual Reality is being used to enables virtual world experiences that enable real-world connections and learning.

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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