Interactive 360° video for learning – Sponge Podcast

Posted on Jan 24, 2017

360°, VR & AR

Kate Nicholls, Learning Technologies Designer of the year and Head of Innovation at Sponge has spent the last year investigating how interactive 360° video can be used for workplace learning.

Alongside developer Andrew Hosgood she talks about what she’s learned in the process. We cover the potential pitfalls and technical challenges as well as the huge potential for bringing real benefits to training in businesses.

To hear more, and to experience interactive 360° video for learning come along to Stand C10 at Learning Technologies.

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

  • 00:53 – What is the attraction of interactive 360° video and virtual reality?
  • 01:38 – What have you discovered over the last year when looking into the use of this new technology for learning?
  • 03:41 – AJ What are the technical challenges associated with working in interactive 360° video and VR?
  • 05:45 – How accessible is this technology for organisations wanting to use it now?
  • 07:56 – AJ What’s the most important thing you’ve learned about working with interactive 360° video and VR?
  • 10:10 – What have you learnt about where VR and 360° video is going to work within learning?
  • 12:20 – What’s your advice to organisations that are looking to use this technology as part of their learning programmes?

Ways to listen to the Sponge elearning podcast

The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device.

Download the mp3 file using this direct link: SpongeUKPodcastEpisode021-KateNichollsAndrewHosgood.mp3 (15:33, 35.6MB)

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Kate Pasterfield, Head of Innovation, Sponge

Kate leads the innovation department at Sponge, bringing the latest learning technologies and strategies to international clients from a variety of sectors.

Awarded Learning Technologies Designer of the year, it's clear that great learning starts with bright ideas, if you want to explore an innovative learning solution with Kate, get in touch.

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