How Cross-Cultural Competence Impacts Workplace Culture

How Cross-Cultural Competence Impacts Workplace Culture

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Does cross-cultural competence impact workplace culture? In short, absolutely. Our relationships with others – our friends, family and community – make us human. Several decades ago, these relationships were relatively easy. For the most part, people lived all their lives in the same place, worked with, talked to and communicated with people who were similar […]

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15 tips for creating immersive learning experiences with XR technologies

15 Tips for Creating Immersive Learning Experiences with XR Technologies

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Have you noticed humans have become more distractive, fast and even more impatient? Some of you won’t even make it to this post’s tips for creating immersive learning experiences. So why should learning experiences stay as they’ve been for years in this new world? In today’s AI-empowered, fast-changing world, learning is no longer limited to […]

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The importance of gamification in learning and development

The Importance of Gamification in Learning & Development

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Learning is serious business. But that doesn’t mean that it has to be boring. Serious gamification has been around for quite some time now. But what is gamification in learning and development? Why is it important? This article tries to delve a little deeper into this topic. What Is Gamification in Learning and Development? First […]

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Sharing a few words from our Anandam Ravi on her own first VR experiences

Virtually Real or Really Virtual: A Newcomer’s First Plunge Into the World of VR

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I put on my headset,Adjust my mindset,And leave my hang ups at the gate.I take a moment to learn,How to walk, talk, and turn,For wonderful new worlds await! It’s vaguely familiar,And yet not so similarAs to be boring or always the same!There’s the old office chatter,Real enough to matterBut virtual enough to feel like a […]

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11 Innovative Uses of XR in Instructional Design

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In professional development and higher education, learning design professionals have adopted innovative uses of XR in instructional design to improve learning outcomes. These remarkable uses of extended reality (XR) help reduce scrap learning, increase engagement and efficiency, and more.  From immersive soft skills simulations to VR trips across the globe, XR technology is redefining the […]

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Using XR in Instructional Design to Maximize Engagement and Retention

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Many learning design professionals are now using XR in instructional design to maximize engagement and retention. The immersive, distraction-free environment that XR provides creates the perfect scenario for active learning experiences, which have been shown to outperform traditional, passive learning experiences.  Instructional designers must leverage the benefits of XR to maximize engagement and retention and […]

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how schools are using immersive technology today

How Higher Education is Using Immersive Technology Today

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This blog article explores how higher education is using immersive technology to enhance student engagement and improve learning outcomes.  Immersive technology is transforming the way universities and colleges provide engaging learning experiences. AR, VR, and 360-degree video enable students to experiment with 3D models, hone their soft skills for future employment, and participate in life-like […]

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XR Technology: A Game-Changer for Instructional Design

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Integrating XR technology and instructional design has revolutionized how organizations develop and deliver engaging, immersive, and interactive training. Extended reality (XR) technologies present a unique opportunity for instructional designers. XR can enhance learner engagement, provide skills-practice opportunities, increase knowledge retention, and more. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the benefits of XR technologies for […]

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How Virtual Reality Training Can Help Improve Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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Many companies are starting to realize how virtual reality training can help improve diversity and inclusion by fostering empathy, breaking down social barriers, and building an accepting workplace. Diversity and inclusion have become increasingly critical workplace factors for employees. Two out of three job candidates seek employers with a diverse workforce. Employers with more diverse […]

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The Impact of Virtual Reality on Employee Performance and Productivity

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The impact of virtual reality on employee performance and productivity has become a hot topic in the corporate learning and development (L&D) industry. Virtual reality (VR) has emerged as one of the best strategies to boost employee performance and productivity through onboarding, safety training, upskilling programs, and more. Many future-oriented organizations have already integrated VR […]

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