Instructional design for effective virtual training

Your learning and training made effective and engaging with the power of virtual reality

Learning in VR

Virtual reality finally has become an affordable way of learning and training. More and more companies use this disruptive technology to enhance the way to learn or train their employees. Virtual reality training undoubtedly has a lot of benefits:

Higher focus leads to higher retention rates 

Engagement is higher and learning effects benefit from it

Attainment of expertise level is reduced in time by half

No limitations in content or scenarios

No risks of injuries, no expensive materials lost

No expensive machinery needed, no risk for damage

Flexible learning tracks, adapted to individual’s needs

Employees can train whenever and wherever it suits them

Tracking of events generating powerful learning analytics

Services

Consultant

Training in virtual reality is not the same as traditional or e-learning training. A specific instructional design is needed: the virtual environments asks for specific learning methods.

Evidence-based instructional design is your best guarantee for an effective virtual training experience.

  • Project management
  • Needs analysis
  • Context analysis
  • KPI’s and business case
  • Development
  • Assigning developer
  • Defining user stories
  • Scripting scenarios and instructions/guidance
  • Quality checks during design sprints
  • KPI’s and business case
  • Testing and validation Reporting

Keynote speaker

Need a keynote speaker on virtual reality and emerging technologies? I’ve given lots of presentations and workshops, in education and in business, both domestic and internationally. 

Language: Dutch or English

  • Independent consultant
  • Unique combination of field expertise and scientifically-proven insights
  • Experienced learning solutions developer, project manager
  • Experience in writing and pitching proposals for funding
  • Broad network in virtual reality sector, enterprise network organisations, facilitating organisations, research institutions, educational field
  • Triple awarded experiences

Expertise

In my current position as a researcher on learning and training in virtual reality at Thomas More University of Applied Sciences my focus is again on the instructional design of the virtual training environment. 

Other assets: project management, writing proposals, valorisation.

I am carrying out a PhD-research on learning in virtual reality at Ghent University on behalf of Thomas More University of Applied Sciences.

I’ve worked as a researcher on MOOCs at Odisee University College, designing a MOOC to enhance communication skills.

Convinced? Reach out and let’s discuss the next great VR project!

Still some questions? Let me convince you in an interactive workshop on the spot!

Mobile: +32 474 68 62 25
carl.boel@gmail.com

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