Realities360 Sessions

Sessions in Block 8

8:30 AM Fri, July 28

Focus: Augmented Reality

Augmented reality allows you to create an immersive experience for learners. AR can combine images, sound, movies, games, search engines, databases, social media, and the web and explode them across the physical world, revealing invisible stories around products, processes, and operations. But what makes a compelling AR experience that makes learning stick, and how can you get started creating AR content?

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8:30 AM Fri, July 28

Focus: Virtual Reality

Navigating larger-scale virtual spaces presents difficulties for learners. The difficulties and the solutions parallel those in eLearning but take unique forms in VR. How do learners know where they are? How do learners know where to go or look next? How can multiple paths be presented and organized?

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8:30 AM Fri, July 28

Focus: Virtual Reality

Technology is being used in many settings to augment work, but mainly in task completion. VR and immersive 360-degree video, however, can aid people in more emotionally challenging situations. The Hospital for Sick Children sought to help children who face severe hospital-based anxiety in the preoperative area. The team also faced the challenge of making 360-degree videos acceptable to parents and healthcare professionals.

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8:30 AM Fri, July 28

Focus: Augmented Reality,  Expanded Realities,  Virtual Reality

For years, training departments and instructional designers have struggled to develop quality mobile learning. Users don’t want to access eLearning courses designed for a computer or watch 30-minute training videos from their phone while using up all their data. And technologies like VR and AR sound expensive and difficult to make scalable for a company.

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8:30 AM Fri, July 28

Focus: Augmented Reality,  Virtual Reality

As virtual and augmented reality technologies continue to advance, it becomes more important than ever to determine how best to utilize these tools in eLearning and training programs.

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