Empathy Training in VR 1

The need for soft skills is becoming increasingly valued. One of these highly valued soft skills includes empathy. Empathy is required in a multitude of people-centred careers, including leadership roles, customer service positions and the healthcare industry. Empathy training in VR  over other modalities has proven to successfully raise empathy levels that are more likely…

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A man practicing soft skills through having difficult conversations in VR training.

When you think about the power of virtual reality, what comes to mind? What type of experience do you think of or remember? Were you destroying bricks with your lightsaber to the latest pop tunes? Maybe exploring an outpost on a faraway planet? Or were you closer to home simulating a beach vacation? Chances are…

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Branching Scenario

What is scenario-based learning? A popular and creative way to deliver soft skills training is through scenario-based learning – specifically what is known as branching scenarios. Branching scenarios are likened to the “choose your own adventure” books, popular in years past. As the participant makes decisions based on their knowledge of the subject, the scenario…

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Conversational AI & Soft Skills

How are VR and conversational AI poised to transform soft skills training in the modern workplace? Soft skills training is challenging to administer and effectively develop. By nature, soft skills concepts have nuance, ambiguity, and emotion. These scenarios and the emotional expressions they mimic are complex and challenging to recreate realistically. Learning and development have…

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Soft Skills Training in Virtual Reality

What is soft skills training?  How is it usually delivered? Soft skills and hard skills are terms thrown around regularly in training. But what do those terms really mean?   Hard skills are technical skills, often specific to a job, that are measured or tested in some way. Certifications are usually a pathway to acquiring hard…

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