Axon Pulse Blog

Musings on the metaverse, XR and future of learning

Future of Learning
November 15, 2022

How are virtual campuses the future of education?

Virtual campuses aren’t a novel concept. Universities, companies and individual educators have been creating digital campuses and learning experiences on platforms like Second Life for…
Future of LearningMetaverse
November 8, 2022

Metaversities Can Transform Remote Learning: Here’s How

Learning about Mars in the Metaverse With 73% of the students engaged in remote learning after the pandemic, there’s a pressing need for universities to…
Research
September 12, 2022

Research Shows Learning is the Most Anticipated Use of the Metaverse

VR & AR (XR) and the metaverse are becoming commonly known across the world. In a new survey conducted by Ipsos for the World Economic…
Research
August 3, 2022

Is online learning bad for your brain? Here’s what research tells us

When educational institutions switched to online classes during the pandemic, students thought they were taking an extended vacation from the stress of school and college.…
Future of Learning
July 12, 2022

3 Interesting VR Use Cases For Learning and Education

It’s likely that within the next decade(s) VR technologies will be as ubiquitous as smartphones. This will make VR education more accessible and effective in…
Metaverse
June 24, 2022

4 Reasons Metaverse Universities Are The Future of Immersive Education

Metaverse universities and campuses built as virtual worlds can enrich the experience of on-campus students in a variety of ways. Let’s dive into four examples.…
Metaverse
June 17, 2022

How The Metaverse Is Transforming The Face of Education

The Metaverse is the talk of the town— from entertainment to fashion, this technology is fundamentally changing how people and brands interact. But how different…
Future of Learning
June 6, 2022

How Soulbound Tokens Can Improve Education Credentials

Non-transferrable soulbound tokens (SBTs), coined by Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin, can make educational credentials more useful, cohesive, and efficient. SBTs may also be recognized as…
Metaverse
May 31, 2022

5 Benefits of Learning in the Metaverse

University tuition fees can cost thousands per semester. Adding traveling and accommodation costs can further increase the obstacles for many students to follow their desired…
Future of Learning
May 23, 2022

3 Ways NFTs Can Improve Higher Education

Financial incentives are currently misaligned between students and higher education institutions. Although higher ed attracts students with promises of intellectual development and accredited degrees that…
Research
May 10, 2022

What Does Gen Z Think About the Metaverse?

The leaders of tomorrow have some fascinating views on the metaverse. I was so inspired by the article written by our friends over at Yondr,…
Food for Thought
January 15, 2022

How VR Will Change the World

Much like we saw with personal computers, the internet, and mobile devices, VR will change the world. It's already transforming communication, education, fitness, gaming, health,…
Future of LearningMedical
November 6, 2021

Get Continuing Education Credits in Axon Park

Physicians, advanced practice nurses and other healthcare providers can now receive their official AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ while learning in the Axon Park virtual campus! This is…
vr-training-oculus-quest-2 Research
September 26, 2021

How Effective is VR Training? 13 Case Studies and Examples

As virtual reality education and training becomes increasingly popular, an ever-growing body of research demonstrates superior efficacy, time savings, cost savings, reduced distractions, and an…
Future of Learning
July 22, 2021

VR is the Fastest Growing Segment of Media

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people say something like, “Oh, VR has been around forever and will never catch on”. Whenever…
Medical
July 8, 2021

Introducing 11 New Medical VR Courses

We're thrilled to announce 11 new medical VR courses offered in the Axon Park virtual campus. Medical VR Catalog Includes: Bone Marrow Aspiration & Biopsy Burn…
Future of Learning
May 10, 2021

A New Model for Remote Learning

It’s no secret that higher education is forever changed due to the Covid-19 lockdowns. Studies have shown that 97% of students enrolled in a bachelor’s…
Food for Thought
April 12, 2021

Using Social VR to Reduce Implicit Bias in Hiring

So, what is Implicit Bias? As defined by dictionary.com, Implicit Bias is a “Bias that results from the tendency to process information based on unconscious…
Neuroscience
March 26, 2021

The Neuroscience of Virtual Reality & Health

An overview as seen in the Neuroscience of Virtual Reality: From Virtual Exposure to Embodied Medicine *** Why is VR so effective? Here, the following…
EnterpriseMedical
March 5, 2021

7 Steps to Get Started with VR Training

As they say, it’s all about timing. The team at Axon Park has been blown away by the daily responses we’re receiving from hospital educators…
Food for Thought
February 26, 2021

Creating Inclusive VR Learning Experiences

As we move into the next generation of computing, we have the opportunity, and responsibility, to actively ensure we’re building an inclusive, diverse and equitable…
EnterpriseFood for Thought
February 15, 2021

6 Key Indicators for Effective VR Training

With all the hype and excitement around immersive technologies, it’s important to take a step back and dig into the fundamentals before you commit to…
Food for ThoughtMedical
February 5, 2021

The Cost of Medical VR Training

“Medical education is changing. Simulation is increasingly becoming a cornerstone of clinical training... With increasing pressures on budgets and standardisation, virtual reality (VR) is emerging…
Medical
January 26, 2021

Case Study: The Next Generation, Medical VR Training

Originally featured in "The Pulse" at White Plains Hospital, December 2020 issue. *** Clinicians begin using virtual reality to reinforce proper PPE procedures We all…
Surgery Medical
January 18, 2021

Medical VR Training Works, Here’s Proof

The virtual reality industry has developed rapidly over the last decade thanks to the billions of dollars invested by the world’s largest tech companies. Due…
Medical
September 19, 2020

PPE VR Training in the Axon Park Virtual Campus

Thousands of healthcare workers (HCWs) worldwide are currently at battle with the COVID-19 virus. During this time, proper procedure is of the utmost importance to…
EnterpriseFood for Thought
December 12, 2019

5 Key Areas of Enterprise VR & AR (XR) Training

*Feature image credit Stambol “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin / Confucious   Looking…
Food for ThoughtFuture of Learning
August 9, 2019

The Immersive Learning Era

Nobody said achieving your dreams was easy. Yet it's far easier for those of us who live in the right place, at the right time…