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Donald Clark - To ignore AR and VR in learning would be…


Donald Clark talks about emerging technologies and how they will affect the learning industry.

Donald Clark has over 30 years of experience in learning technologies, we spoke to him about the latest emerging tech and how it will impact the workplace learning industry.

We cover a range of topics including artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality and more and get insights into how learning professionals can prepare for the future of training.

For the latest news and updates from Donald Clark follow him on Twitter: @DonaldClark.

The questions and their times are provided so you can skip back and forth to learn more on a specific subject:

  • 00:30 - What do you think are the opportunities and risks of AI in learning?
  • 03:02 - Has something significant changed this year with the arrival of Pokémon Go?
  • 05:11 - How do you think the growth of mobile augmented reality could translate into workplace learning?
  • 07:55 - How do you see virtual reality in learning developing in the next few years?
  • 12:24 - Do you think sensory technology known as haptics will play a role in learning in the future?
  • 14:09 - How do you think workplace learning will change as we move away from touch command to voice command computing?
  • 17:10 - Do you have any practical tips for people looking to get started in emerging technology?

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