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Immersive Learning by Koreen Olbrish Pagano

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WHY SHOULD YOU USE IMMERSIVE DESIGN?

As a design strategy, immersive learning provides a pathway to behavior change and skill improvement through features designed to emulate real performance environments. Think about the CPR example in the previous chapter. In traditional training, information is presented and (hopefully) the learner is challenged to apply that information against a few assessment questions. With immersive learning environments, you can simulate different types of emergencies, patient characteristics, and complicated issues that can allow lots of people to practice decision making combined with their CPR skills. If it was your life on the line, wouldn't you rather have someone who'd practiced with numerous virtual patients ...

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