How Cristo Rey Students Used Interview Simulations to Prepare For Their Careers
Cristo Rey Dallas, a college prep high school, has a mandate to prepare their students for college and empower them as they take the next steps in their careers. One of the key challenges is to provide experiential learning in a classroom setting. Alexa Aragon, Director of Corporate Work Study, explained that, “sometimes the topics are boring and the kids don't really recognize how they can be helpful.” She needed a way to incorporate workplace interactions in a format the students would not only learn from, but also enjoy.
The value of simulations in learning workplace skills
For this simulation work, InStage has won the World's Best Education, Training, and Simulations at Amazon's Global AR/VR Challenge; and the Canadian representative at the 2021 World Ed-Tech forum London, England.
How A Government Agency Used InStage Simulations to Engage Employees in Communication Skills Training
The government agency faces a regular workload burden of training thousands of employees across many different sectors and departments. Traditional methods of communication training require physical training centers and live instructors to deliver content, so they ventured to adopt a novel approach using online simulations where employees engaged with digital avatars to complete communication skills training.