Like with AR, virtual reality (VR) has been popping up everywhere in education, particularly in medical and manufacturing arenas, but it is only beginning to enter the world of adult-language learners.
Studies suggest that diversity is important not only for employee morale, but also for profitability.
VR has emerged as the most effective way to train employees because it fully immerses people into a situation and creates empathy.
The days of recruiters sifting through piles of resumes may soon be over as machine learning, AI, and VR make their way into the workplace, helping companies find the best available talent.
As technology reshapes the way we work at warp speed, we need to change training methodologies. How do we prepare the next generation for jobs that haven’t yet been invented? What kind of skillsets will they need, when machines can do what humans do? What kind of tech training do they need today to be ready for the future workplace? And would it mean totally rethinking education to encourage creative problem finding and solving? To explore these questions, we look at schools and startups who are rethinking education to learn and explore the new world of robotics, AI and machine learning.
Get up close to polar bears, immerse yourself in the world of whales, and head into the unexplored earth of Greenland, all made possible thanks to virtual reality (VR). Embark on a journey with National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki and hear why VR has become such an important tool for conservation.