The “Immernet”: Immersive Learning through Games, Gamification and Virtual Worlds
by Karl Kapp, Working at Bloomsburg University on Jan 30, 2013
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What is the immersive internet-the Immernet and why should learning and development professionals care? In this learning event, we will discuss the use of 3D avatars to change learner behaviors; we ...
What is the immersive internet-the Immernet and why should learning and development professionals care? In this learning event, we will discuss the use of 3D avatars to change learner behaviors; we will consider how playing a video game changes a person's behavior, how storytelling helps learners memorize facts and how gamification can lead to improved health. This research-based session demonstrates how simple techniques engage and immerse learners in the content they need to learn.You will be provided with tips and techniques for matching research findings to your own immersive learning design. We'll move the concepts from research-to-practice. The presentation ends with a practical case study outlining how the research tips, techniques and practices can immerse learners in the learning experience. Discover how research-based practices can drive immersive learning experiences and behavior change.Session repeated Thursday, TH404-Apply three simple, low-tech techniques for creating engaging learning experiences.-Use four instructional design methods that encourage immersive learning.-Create learning experiences tied to interactivity, immersion and game-based elements.
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