Techlandia Issue 5- 2021/2022 - Page 19

Classroom in a box offers structured and tailored learning environments for STEM learners and labs , interactive lecture halls , and student chat rooms . The career development offerings are designed to meet the needs of career placement programs and are an ideal fit for community colleges . The recruiting platforms reinvigorate the hiring process in online recruiting environments that have become the standard since the start of the pandemic .
For states like Oregon , which is focused on updating Career and Technical Education standards , VedX Solutions is well aligned with experiential education to enhance training and development for key trades . In addition , VedX Solutions is uniquely positioned to partner with AR / VR software companies to design innovative experiences . Sally Bell , TAO ’ s Vice President of Southern Willamette Valley , recently tested a new language-learning software product from VedX partner Mondly to prepare for her son ’ s upcoming French immersion school .
“ Learning French in VR is exhilarating , fully immersive , and free from distraction ,” said Bell . “ I ’ m very excited to start this VR language learning journey as an adult learning to speak French for the first time .”
In its first year of operation , VedX is working globally to innovate the language learning experience . The Panamanian government institution IFARHU ( Institute for the Training and Use of Human Resources ) awarded 24 scholarships to students and teachers from the University of Panama to undertake the first innovative VR English Language Program in Panama . The officials wanted to go beyond ‘ traditional ’ 2-dimensional online classes and leverage the newest technologies to enable these students to improve their English language skills without going overseas .
Learners in the program will use state-of-the-art technology . The participating students will gain theA advantage of being more confident in using and applying innovative technologies in their future workplace . Learning in VR has also been proven to improve students ’ collaboration , critical thinking , communication , and creativity , which are all essential skills for the occupations of the future .
“ In this month of class , I have found it excellent- I feel my English is improving as the days go by ,” said Katherie B ., an IFARHU program participant . “ The virtual reality classes are a pleasant and interesting experience , which makes the class more dynamic .”