The New Year’s Resolution Challenge

dreamstime_xs_70220212It’s that time of year when we reflect on the last twelve months and plan for next year.  Many of us will look to set some new year’s resolutions and most likely in the knowledge that they will be hard to keep.

In 2016 some commentators pointed out the home truth that many L&D teams seemed unable to generate the outcomes they sought, despite having the best of intentions and having – quite often – been prepared to announce these publically.  Something, the commentators lamented, seems to constantly hold the profession back from making the desired inroads.

So my challenge to the profession is to make 2017 the year that you try one new thing; and that might be as simple as one project that tries out that one new thing.  Keep it simple, start small…but start!

Here are some of my suggestions. Continue reading “The New Year’s Resolution Challenge”

The New Year’s Resolution Challenge

Getting started using augmented reality for learning

dreamstime_xs_79024992With all the interest I’m seeing in the use of VR for learning, it’s sometimes easy to forget its poorer cousin – augmented reality.  The topic of AR tends to pop up towards the very end of the conversation, yet its potential as a learning tool is underestimated.  In fact AR is relatively simple to develop – well within the skill set of most of us – and can deliver very valuable learning opportunities. Continue reading “Getting started using augmented reality for learning”

Getting started using augmented reality for learning