Virtual Worlds

Jan 14, 2010

Learning in 3D: Fear of Flying

by Robin Harmony The first time I entered a virtual immersive environment (VIE), I was startled by flying people! My reaction? Wow…I can fly in here? That’s cool, but what happens if I bump into someone while in the air? Will I fall? Why are people flying? My immersion was immediate. I didn’t have to think about it. My questions were all about me. If I fly, where can I go? What can I do? How do I learn to fly? My new environment drew me in and I wanted to know more about what was going on around me. The chapter, Escaping Flatland, in Karl Kapp and Tony O’Driscoll’s new...

by Robin Harmony The first time I entered a virtual immersive environment (VIE), I was startled by flying people! My reaction? Wow…I...

Jan 14, 2010

Learning in 3D: A Training Manager’s View

If you’re a Learning Manager or Training Manager for a corporation, the following scenario may strike you. You’re at your desk and...

If you’re a Learning Manager or Training Manager for a corporation, the following scenario may strike you. You’re at your desk and...

Jan 14, 2010

Learning in 3D: Measuring the Impact

by Sherry Engel As most of my colleagues know, evaluation and metrics is a topic I love to discuss and debate. So...

by Sherry Engel As most of my colleagues know, evaluation and metrics is a topic I love to discuss and debate. So...

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...

Dec 10, 2009

10,000 Reasons Virtual Worlds Won’t Work for Your Organization…And 10 Good Reasons They Will

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of delivering a session on Virtual Worlds at the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums with Susan...

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of delivering a session on Virtual Worlds at the eLearning Guild’s Online Forums with Susan...

Oct 9, 2009

Virtual Worlds and the Hype Cycle

When Gartner announced their recent report on virtual worlds and business a few days ago, I rather cynically tweeted: “Gartner reports on...

When Gartner announced their recent report on virtual worlds and business a few days ago, I rather cynically tweeted: “Gartner reports on...

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