Monthly Archives: January 2012

Augmented Reality for Virtual HRD

By definition, Virtual HRD is about leveraging technologically integrative environments for increasing learning capacity (Fazarro & McWhorter, 2011).  Augmented reality (AR) has been posited as a likely place to examine Virtual HRD (Mancuso, Chlup & McWhorter, 2010). At its essence, … Continue reading

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Informal Adult Learning in Simulated and Virtual Environments

Increasing learning and performance is at the heart of Virtual HRD and organizations must leverage contemporary technologies to strategically enable informal adult learning. By examining sophisticated technologies such as computer simulations, Internets, Intranets and robust virtual environments (RVEs), Bennett (2011) … Continue reading

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Webinar on VHRD

Exploring the Emergence of Virtual Human Resource Development View more presentations from Rochell McWhorter

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Exploring the Emergence of Virtual HRD

For background on Virtual Human Resource Development (VHRD), check out this link for a special issue of the Advances in Developing Human Resources journal devoted solely to this topic: http://adh.sagepub.com/content/12/6.toc

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What is Virtual HRD?

What is Virtual HRD? Virtual HRD is a new area of inquiry examining how sophisticated technologies are affecting the way we do business.  Three definitions for Virtual HRD have been offered: 1. McWhorter, Mancuso & Hurt (2008): “A process for … Continue reading

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