Leveraging VR To Engage Millennial

Viren Kapadia October 03, 2022
Leveraging VR To Engage Millennial

Staff training is essential for the development of the industry. However, most of the employees now working are Millennials. They are tech-savvy. So it would be challenging to engage them with traditional training methods. Instead, training them through virtual reality or VR might be more efficient. In this article, you will read about leveraging VR to increase engagement during the training of millenials.

Gyrus provides a feature-rich LMS for high-quality corporate training. It is entirely cloud-based and AI-powered. Additionally, Now it’s partnered with Warp VR. That means they can provide story-based VR learning content through their LMS.

VR technology is becoming more refined every day. Big tech companies are either developing VR technology or products compatible with VR. Now you can watch VR videos even on YouTube. They are fun and provide complete immersion in the content you are watching. You don't need to feel like a person looking through a window. Start your free trial now

With VR, you can feel as if everything is happening around you. And that type of immersion creates an intense emotional experience that Millennials crave. Additionally, because most Millennials love technology, a VR headset will grab their attention. Therefore, you can leverage VR technology to engage them during skill training.

Benefits of VR training:

  1. It increases the retention rate because of the engaging content in an immersive environment.
  2. Engagement increases because it allows you to have story-based content.
  3. Employees can practise in VR before practising in the real world. It will save resources and money.
  4. Remote training will be more effective with VR because of its immersive nature.
  5. VR also helps make an emotional connection with the content, improving retention.

Advantages of VR for Millenials:

  • As previously mentioned, Millennials were born between the early 1980s and late 1990s during rapid technological advancement, making them tech savvy. And they'd love to learn using VR.
  • They like to socialize with people all over the world. VR learning technologies can make it possible for employees to train with people all around the world. And they can be virtually present in a single location.
  • Millennials like to learn by doing. A company can program various tasks that its employees can do in VR.

Therefore, it is clear that Millennials will be more engaged with VR training than with traditional lecture-based ones. That will improve their retention and make them more competent. And this workforce will be more productive, improving the ROI of a company. Schedule a free demo now

Gyrus focuses on Learning Management Systems. Its LMS, GyrusAims, provides features to train your workforce effectively. Its features include:

  • Ability to assess, evaluate, certify, and give feedback to employees.
  • Ability to automate and communicate reports and analysis.
  • Ability to gamify the learning content.
  • Ability to integrate with third-party apps

It has now partnered with Warp VR. Warp VR provides immersive learning solutions worldwide. Therefore, Gyrus can now provide story-based learning involving real-life situations.

FAQs:

  1. Is VR training better than traditional methods?
  2. Several studies have shown that you don't generally learn better with textbooks. and that traditional stand-and-give lectures have a high failure rate. Virtual reality, or VR, provides experience-based learning that is better than conventional methods.

  3. Do educators and students believe in VR?
  4. According to surveys, 90% of students believe VR technology can improve students' education. And 97% of students said they are more likely to attend VR integrated classes.

  5. Is Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality similar?
  6. Virtual Reality, or VR, and Augmented Reality, or AR, describe different technologies. The main difference is that, in VR, the actual world will not be visible. You will be entirely in a virtual world. In AR, you integrate virtual elements into the real world.

  7. Why use VR to train your staff?
  8. Using VR, your employees can learn through practical experience. Research has shown that this improves retention. VR also makes learning more fun and engaging.

  9. Why is immersive training more effective?
  10. Human beings are more efficient in learning spaces. That is why it is easy to remember how to reach different locations. You only need to travel to a destination once. And you will not forget it for years. Similarly, in VR training, you immerse yourself in an environment filled with learning content. You learn by remembering the spatial location where the content was.

  11. What are a few benefits of VR training?
  12. Some of the benefits of VR training are:
    • Riskless training
    • Cost Effective
    • Effective Remote Training
    • Employee Satisfaction
    • Improved Memory Retention
  13. What are some of the industries where VR training will be most helpful?
  14. All industries may benefit from VR training. Few industries are listed below, who will benefit more than others.
    • Health Care for practicing surgeries
    • automotive industry for design and construction practise
    • Emergency services workers can practise in simulated environments.
  15. Why will millenials love VR training?
  16. Millennials love to learn by doing, and they are very tech-savvy. The immersive nature will allow them to practise and learn. Additionally, being an advanced technology, VR will pique their curiosity.

What is eLearning?

  • E-Learning allows the online delivery of training with real-time tracking of training analytics, optimizing time and reducing costs associated with traditional learning methods.

What is an LMS?

  • E-Learning allows the online delivery of training with real-time tracking of training analytics, optimizing time and reducing costs associated with traditional learning methods.

SCORM, AICC & XAPI

  • SCORM and AICC are an international standard for tracking E-Learning activities. xAPI (formerly Tin Can API) is the Learning Objects new standard. The Gyrus Learning Management System supports both of these standards.