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Virtual reality in learning on Learning Now tv

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Virtual reality for learning: how to get started, the equipment needed and practical examples of how VR is being used in learning; plus a special LNTV report into learning at a unique UK charity.

Learning Now tv next on: 8 pm Thursday 22 and 10 am Friday 23 December
Learning Now tv next on: 8 pm Thursday 22 and 10 am Friday 23 December 

Virtual reality in learning has been coming for a while and, according to respected commentators 2017 will be the year it arrives. The team has invited VR expert, Tim Drewitt, to the Learning Now tv studio to find out more.

Also on December’s Learning Now tv is a special report with Michelle Parry-Slater and Colin Steed who’ve have been exploring how Hearing Dogs, a unique UK charity, cover learning, coaching and mentoring for staff and volunteers.

December’s Learning Now tv is on Thursday 22 December at 8 pm and again gets a second broadcast slot the following day, Friday 23 December at 10 am. And the show will be available on catch up from the LNTV website three days later.

The full programme of interviews and features for December’s LNTV show:

  • Kim George talks to virtual reality expert Tim Drewitt to find out more about the use of VR for learning. They cover how to get started, the equipment needed and some practical examples of how it's being used today.

  • Michelle Parry-Slater and Colin went outside the normal L&D sphere of influence to explore how a unique UK charity, Hearing Dogs, in Buckinghamshire cover learning, coaching and mentoring for their staff and volunteers.

  • Creative expert Amy Burvall provides our Your Say feature this month. Here, she covers 'What is learning in the 21st century?'

  • From Southern California, Tom Spiglanin gives his 5 top gift suggestions for those exploring using video to produce content at work.

  • LNTV’s panel discussion asks panelists Lisa Minogue-White and Tim Drewitt 'What would you like to see corporate L&D do more of in 2017?'

  • Martin Couzins focuses his Research Report this month on Towards Maturity's latest research on formal learning.

  • US correspondent Brent Schlenker reports on the recent IITSEC conference in Orlando, which highlights Interservice Industry Simulation, Training and Education.

  • Lisa talks to Nigel Paine to find out what he learned whilst writing his latest book 'Developing Leadership Programmes That Work'.

The next Learning Now tv programme is on Thursday December 22, 8.00 pm UK time with the regular live social stream with Colin Steed from 7.45 pm; and again on Friday December 23, 10 am UK time.