Virtual Environments for Corporate Education: Employee Learning and Solutions

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William Ritke-Jones
IGI Global Snippet, 2010 - Business & Economics - 405 pages
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Corporations are beginning to see the educational potential of virtual realities in the workplace. Thanks to its unique characteristics as well as its ability to bring dispersed people together in an almost real environment for relatively low cost, virtual environments may become the preferred educational arena for corporations. Virtual Environments for Corporate Education: Employee Learning and Solutions provides theoretical background for the use of virtual realities in corporate education, focusing on practical applications such as the designing, implementing, and measuring of such technologies. This book discusses various ways in which technology can be integrated with virtual realities in order to provide the most effective learning environment. Overall, this book provides a foundation for those who want to discover how people have successfully used virtual realities for corporate education as well as ways in which to improve on already implemented ideas.

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Contents

Using Virtual Worldsfor Learning
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Application of Adult LearningTheory in Distance Learning
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Project Planning and Decision Makingfor Virtual World Training Programs
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