VR: The Perfect Medium For Scenario-Based Learning
Scenario-based learning in VR training combines two powerful and effective Instructional Design techniques: practice that’s as close to the real world as possible and storytelling. Scenarios allow us to move beyond knowledge transfer into judgment-making, critical thinking, and decision-making, all of which can lead to better application of what’s learned back on the job.
As technology-enabled learning has advanced, more and more tools have become available to Instructional Designers to create scenario-based learning. The result? More engaging and realistic situations, more sophisticated activities, and better ways to indicate the consequences of decisions and actions.
Today—lucky us!—there’s a new tool available, and it’s taking the feeling of immersion in a situation to a whole new level. VR training is a perfect medium for scenario-based learning for many reasons:
When learners put on a headset, they are…