So, What Is The Solution?
How can you adjust your focus? Could Virtual Reality learning be the silver bullet?
While it is true that learners that have been taught using Virtual Reality are 4 times more focused than those taking part in other traditional learning solutions, such as classroom and e-learning, it can be difficult to trust such a new piece of technology to upskill your workforce. Also, doesn’t bringing another piece of technology into your workplace almost seem counter-intuitive when trying to reduce distractions?What Are the Main Factors of Virtual Reality?
There are many unknown factors to consider, even for seasoned learning and development professionals.
So, let’s go through them one by one:
- With Virtual Reality engaging all your senses, immersing you in a new environment, learners found that by just putting on the headset, they felt more emotionally connected to the content being presented to them.
- All the distractions present in the real world, fade into the background. It takes you away from potential interruptions, your phone, computer, and other people.
- With Virtual Reality, the likelihood of long-term knowledge retention increases by 400%, due to its immersive nature.
With all these factors to take into consideration, is Virtual Reality the solution when trying to get the attention of your workforce back? Will it remove enough distractions to help resolve the ever-growing issue of lack of focus within your workforce? Well, that may very well be the case.