Podcast: Where are we with virtual reality in L&D?

If 2016 saw learning and development professionals gushing about the potential of virtual reality, then 2017 has seen them start to test those ideas. But where does it work well and what are the barriers to us all creating VR content?

Written by Ross Garner
Published 21 February 2017
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Podcast: Where are we with virtual reality in L&D?

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If 2016 saw learning and development professionals gushing about the potential of virtual reality, then 2017 has seen them start to test those ideas. But where does it work well and what are the barriers to us all creating VR content?

On this week's episode of the GoodPractice podcast: Owen and Ross are joined by Marco Faccini from Immerse Learning, one of the few companies actively pursuing VR's potential for learning.

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If you'd like to share your thoughts on the show, you can find us on Twitter @RossGarnerGP, @owenferguson and @marcoable.

You can also tweet @GoodPractice or @GoodpracticeAus.

Immerse Learning can be found at https://www.immerselearning.com/.

If you want to find out more the blogs and articles we referenced, you can find a complete list below:

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum's 'Pygmalion's Spectacles', a short story from his collection A Martian Odyssey and Others.

The New York Times' 360 Video series is available from their website.

The Fourth Transformation, by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel.

Daniel Kahneman's response to criticisms of research on psychological priming 

Image: Woman Using a Samsung VR Headset at SXSW by Nan Palmero / CC BY 2.0

About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Instructional Design Manager
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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