Association for Behavior Analysis International

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50th Annual Convention; Philadelphia, PA; 2024

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B. F. Skinner Lecture Series Paper Session #113
AR and VR 101: A PRIMER on the What, Why, and How
Saturday, May 25, 2024
3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Downtown, Level 5, Grand Ballroom Salon H
Area: OBM; Domain: Service Delivery
Chair: Sharlet D. Rafacz (Western Michigan University)
Presenting Author: LISA TOENNIGES (Innovative Learning Group)

Have you heard about Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR) and are wondering how these fast-growing technologies can fit into your overall learning strategy? Innovative Learning Group CEO Lisa Toenniges will give you a high-level picture of AR and VR, describe which learning situations are best suited for AR and VR, and explain how you and your clients’ organizations can iteratively develop AR and VR capabilities and organizational experience.

Instruction Level: Basic
Target Audience:

Education and learning practitioners interested in using Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for learning

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to: (1) Describe AR and VR, while developing familiarity with the most-used hardware and software development tools; (2) Showcase common training use cases through specific industry examples of successful implementations; (3) Highlight the full set of skills required to effectively implement AR and VR at different levels of immersion, interactivity, and scalability; (4) Guide development of AR and VR capabilities and organizational experience through a detailed roadmap from “Discovery” to “Pilot” to “Scale”
LISA TOENNIGES (Innovative Learning Group)
Lisa Toenniges is the owner and chief executive officer of Innovative Learning Group, a company she founded in March 2004. A dynamic and respected leader, Lisa has more than 30 years of experience in the performance improvement industry and has consulted with many Fortune 1000 companies about their learning and performance strategies and solutions. ILG was born out of Lisa’s passion for building a business, providing for her employees, and doing what is right for clients. Her entrepreneurial spirit, positive outlook, and hands-on leadership style have been the drivers behind ILG’s profitable annual compound growth. Lisa has been a member of the Board of Trustees for On My Own of Michigan since 2018. Currently, she is the Treasurer of the Executive Committee, having served as the Secretary from 2020-2022. Lisa is also a volunteer grant reviewer for Impact100 Oakland County. Lisa has a master’s degree in instructional technology from Wayne State University in Detroit and a bachelor’s degree in music education from Michigan State University.



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