Learning in 3D

Aug 16, 2017

5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering

Another year, another learning trend, am I right? This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself out, right? Actually, no. Virtual Reality is definitely getting a lot of attention, but unlike a lot of learning trends, VR has some solid research behind it and some interesting proof points. What is Virtual Reality?                                                        Virtual Reality (VR) is a number of different technologies that are designed to create experiences that mimic real-life experiences. For a while “virtual worlds” were popular, where you piloted a character called an avatar around a 3-D environment. Modern VR, however, is very focused on sight and sound. VR users typically wear headsets...

Another year, another learning trend, am I right? This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself...

Dec 14, 2010

Virtual Immersive Environments: From Theory to Practice, Part 6: It’s a Poor Craftsman Who Blames His Tools

I’ve been a musician for most of my life, and over the last several years I’ve focused my energy on the mandolin....

I’ve been a musician for most of my life, and over the last several years I’ve focused my energy on the mandolin....

Jun 23, 2010

Affordances in Virtual Immersive Environments (or, When is a Chair not a Chair?)

A few months back, I interviewed Chuck Hamilton about the way Virtual Immersive Environments (VIEs) are used at IBM. One of the...

A few months back, I interviewed Chuck Hamilton about the way Virtual Immersive Environments (VIEs) are used at IBM. One of the...

Feb 23, 2010

Virtually There: The Top Ten Best Practices for Implementing Virtual Worlds

I’m hoping you’ll join me on March 24, 2010 at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando, FL. Besides the obvious...

I’m hoping you’ll join me on March 24, 2010 at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando, FL. Besides the obvious...

Feb 15, 2010

Virtual Immersive Environments: From Theory to Practice, Part 2: A Matter of Life and Death

[This is part 2 of series that started here. I met Dr. Glynn Cavin at this year’s ASTD TechKnowledge conference. He shared...

[This is part 2 of series that started here. I met Dr. Glynn Cavin at this year’s ASTD TechKnowledge conference. He shared...

Jan 6, 2010

Virtual Worlds Year in Review

I’ll start by saying I’m hardly the first blogger to write about the state of Virtual Worlds in learning. Many have gone...

I’ll start by saying I’m hardly the first blogger to write about the state of Virtual Worlds in learning. Many have gone...