2019 Realities360 Sessions
The 2019 Realities360 program delivers over 50 sessions covering the critical topics that will help you develop new skills, strategies, and expertise within the AR/VR world.
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Hands-On Learning BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) takes AR/VR solutions beyond theory and into practical application. In these sessions, you will bring your mobile device or laptop, with the software being discussed installed. You'll have the unique opportunity to apply new techniques right then and there, following along step-by-step with an instructor.
Sessions in Block 6
You need to provide on-the-job training to your new employees without sacrificing customer service and daily operations. Additionally, you don't have the resources to provide a safe and economical way of replicating real life situations. What if there was one solution that combined technical skills with behavioral change through branched learning, all from one tablet?Read More
Kaiser Permanente's Health Plan Workforce Development (HPWD) group, which is always striving to bring leading-edge technology to its learning solutions, believed that AR and VR delivery would be especially important in engaging and retaining younger workers over the next several years. But with its finite resources, HPWD needed to figure out how these technologies could be used most effectively. Of HPWD's many learning audiences (ranging from sales and marketing to underwriting and product support) and their disparate learning needs, which would truly benefit from AR or VR delivery? And how should initial, proof-of-concept forays into these technologies be targeted?Read More
Virtual reality offers instructors a high-impact tool for teaching and learning by engaging learners in a realistic 360-degree environment. While the instructional benefits are extraordinary, there have been two major challenges facing most collegiate classrooms; technology cost and instructional relevance. During this session, attendees will explore innovative VR assignments, utilized over the course of a year, and their evolution in online and in-person courses. Moreover, attendees will discover how to create effective and engaging VR assignments on a public institution budget.Read More
In this session, The eLearning Guild’s director of research, Jane Bozarth, hosts an overview of The Guild’s most recent reports on AR/VR in learning and development efforts. Joined by Cindy Plunkett, co-author of the Guild's April 2019 report, “Augmented and Virtual Reality for Behavior Change,” and The Guild's David Kelly, the session will cover user data regarding popular tools and approaches, as well as current and planned use. It will also offer a review of the literature on leveraging these approaches to change behavior/improve performance.Read More
One of the best ways to learn how to apply a new technology is to learn from the proven practices of early adopters. By listening to the lessons they learned from their projects, you can make your initial projects more effective, while also reducing the risks generally associated with piloting a new technology.Read More
When you hear the words “augmented and virtual reality,” do you automatically think about either Pokémon GO! or putting goggles on your face? Did you know you could experience VR without a headset? Did you know you could augment a sandbox? To fully appreciate AR and VR and how it could be useful, you should understand the entire spectrum of mixed reality technologies. It’s a lot more than meets the eye!Read More