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Author Heiphetz, Alex.

Title Training and collaboration with virtual worlds : how to create cost-saving, efficient, and engaging programs / Alex Heiphetz and Gary Woodill.

Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  658.312404 H365t 2010    ---  Available
Description xxii, 248 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-240) and index.
Contents Virtual worlds: what's in it for the corporate world? -- Enterprise applications of virtual worlds -- Virtual worlds: selecting the best -- Linden Lab and Second Life in their own words: enterprise-related developments and future plans -- Deploying a corporate training program in Second Life -- First steps in a virtual world: synchronous training and lectures -- Teaching complex concepts in a new way: the Michelin Group case study -- Teamwork and leadership in virtual worlds -- Doing it asynchronously: training simulations in Second Life -- Procedural training in Second Life: University of Kansas Medical Center case study -- Recruiting and new hire orientation: TMP Worldwide, EMC Corporation and IBM case studies -- Enterprise collaboration: the virtual world application -- The future of employee training in virtual worlds.
Subject Employees -- Training of -- Computer-assisted instruction -- Case studies.
Employees -- Training of -- Computer simulation -- Case studies.
Virtual reality in management -- Case studies.
Virtual reality in education -- Case studies.
Added Author Woodill, Gary.
ISBN 9780071628020 (alk. paper)
0071628029 (alk. paper)

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