We pride ourselves on our Immersion Modules. But what is immersive learning all about?
Immersive learning seeks to transfer information & skills through a shift in environment => transferring the audience to a more realistic, more playful and more engaging setting. This can be done digitally, it does not require jumping in a plane or bus!
We see this as badly needed in the space of compliance, where ordinary learning tools are often simple “copy-pastes” of the original, ultra-dry, legislation and policy wording. Same setting = same results. Sleep-inducing, hardly appropriate for teaching. No wonder even some risk / compliance officers rush through them in the last hours before the deadline.
Educational research around immersive and contextual techniques is growing. It is already finding that:
- Immersion techniques lead to a better learning outcome
- There is a range of ways of achieving immersion
Our modules typically include several immersion techniques. We continuously strive to assess what leads to engaged learning – mandatory fun! – and what doesn’t.
This could involve the use of…
- Peer to peer learning (eg. forums)
- Realistic scenarios
- Ranges of multimedia content
- Humor / comedy
We look forward to helping you take advantage of the latest immersive techniques !
*For instance: Relations between student motivation, immersion and learning outcomes in location-based augmented reality settings – Yiannis Georgiou, Eleni A.Kyza