Part 7: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges
AUGUST 18, 2016
Recently InSync Training worked with a multinational software company to maximize the value of their existing learning content by transitioning it to the virtual and blended classroom. We believe these challenges are universal to virtual classroom implementation. Virtual Classroom Implementation Strategy Challenge: Prepare Learners.
Size DOES Matter. in the Virtual Classroom
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
In the virtual classroom, how many is too many? Feedback in the classroom largely focuses on the collaborative nature of the activities and the opportunity to be critiqued. Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Size DOES matter. You’ve taught this class at least a dozen times before with great results.
Classrooms in 2050
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 3, 2014
What will classrooms look like in 2050? It was less and less about classrooms or learning in 2050 and more about ‘what’s happening now you think will have an impact in 30+ years time’ Only two, Naomi Davidson and Michael Gibson, seemed to truly look beyond the here-and-now projected education 36 years forward. ” No more classrooms then? Time will tell.
Shorten The Virtual Classroom Adoption Curve: Start With New Hires
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
I’m frequently asked, “When is a good time to introduce virtual classroom training programs to my organization?” As with most innovative learning approaches, organizations may resist adopting virtual classrooms, since they’re different from the status quo. know, I know - if you can easily get them into a traditional classroom, isn't that better? Well, no.
Leaving performance reviews behind: Where to start [Guide]
These instructor-led virtual classrooms. 1Making Dynamic Performance. Development a Reality eGuide 3Introduction Does your organization want to adopt. more dynamic approach to managing. performance and developing employees? We see a stampede of organizations. moving in this direction. At the same. time, we also see that, all too often, managers in such organizations are simply. guidance.”.
Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to Business Learning
APRIL 28, 2016
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Virtually There: Gamifying Your Virtual Classroom
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
As virtual classroom design techniques evolve, it is natural for organizations to want to include the newest design trends in their programs. With the very social/collaborative nature of the virtual classroom, it’s understandable that gamification of these designs seems such a good fit. The key is to make sure you never lose sight of your learning objectives.
Interesting Flipped Classroom Statistics
MAY 15, 2014
Classrooms all over the world are being flipped – and with good reason. More and more studies are revealing that a flipped classroom environment is enhancing learning retention. What is a flipped classroom? Classroom time is then spent applying the content rather than direct instruction. flipped classroom Does it Work? In short – yes.
Characteristics of a Flipped Classroom
AUGUST 13, 2015
Flipped classrooms are starting to gain in popularity across various levels of education. It is this blended learning approach that makes flipped classrooms an attractive option for educators. Even quizzes can be administered during non-standard classroom hours so that it can instead be used towards the practical application of the concepts being taught. flipped classroom
Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success
These instructor-led virtual classrooms. From Performance Management. to Performance Development eGuide 2Part 2: A Roadmap. for Change In Part 1 of this eGuide, we explored the confluence. of factors that’s driving change in how performance. is managed and how organizations are moving. away from the traditional annual review process to. more real-time dynamic approach. This all sounds. very logical, of course, until an organization starts to. push forward with change then finds that there may. be some very real barriers to moving forward. management approach to a more dynamic. Moving.
Blended Learning Outperforms Non-Blended Classrooms
OCTOBER 9, 2015
The recent report, 2013-2014 Results—Personalized Learning Drives Student Achievement , summarizes some pretty extraordinary results highlighting the success of blended learning classrooms compared to non-blended classrooms. For those of you who do not know what blended learning is, here’s a brief overview. education technology eLearning
4-Step Flipped Classroom Strategy
NOVEMBER 26, 2013
The flipped classroom approach within education is only becoming more popular among educators in both K-12 and higher-ed environments. That said, not everyone is familiar with how to go about flipping their classroom (even on a trial basis). There is an abundance of resources, some more in-depth than others, providing guidance on how to use the flipped classroom model.
Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend
JUNE 12, 2014
There is, however, a long history of debate between the effectiveness of classroom-based trainings versus the ease of use of self-paced e-learning. Virtual classrooms have emerged as the bridge between classroom-based trainings and self-paced e-learning – bringing together the accessibility and effectiveness of classroom-based trainings as well as ease of use of e-learning.
Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom: What’s the Difference?!
MAY 11, 2016
Learnkit has published content about Blended Learning and The Flipped Classroom but our subscribers have consistently asked: What’s the difference? To help clear things up and better guide you to the best learning methodology for your organization, we’ll explain the difference between Blended Learning and the Flipped Classroom with some examples to help you better understand each term.
4 Ways to Close the Learning-Doing Gap for Front-Line Managers [GUIDE]
DIAGNOSE Go through learning activities, classroom, elearning, etc. FOUR WAYS TO CLOSE THE. LEARNING-DOING GAP FOR. FRONT-LINE MANAGERS 4FOREWORD We’re in business to help organizations. achieve their goals by making sure their. employees have the knowledge and skills. they need to succeed. Our experience. and research led us to identify that one. audience organizations consistently. What’s.
What Makes a Great Virtual Classroom Producer? Advice from an Expert
MAY 3, 2016
InSync Training’s team includes a group of fantastic virtual classroom producers, or assistant facilitators, who provide professional event support to our clients, and our Certificate course and Workshop facilitators. Virtual Classroom - Production Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Producer Global Virtual Classroom
Learn Anywhere:The Modern Virtual Classroom is Global, Mobile, & Social
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
The virtual classroom has evolved, and expectations for quality are higher than ever. Some organizations have been teaching and learning this way for over a decade, and are ready to bring their virtual learning design and delivery to the next level to ensure virtual delivery is meeting, and potentially exceeding, the traditional classroom experience. Virtual Classroom Learn Anywhere
Moving Classroom Training to eLearning
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
eLearning is not just an online representation of what we would do in the classroom. And the methods used in eLearning cannot be the same as classroom methods: lecture, note-taking, discussion. By trying to stick closely with live classroom paradigms for eLearning, we risk having it fail. by Jennie Ruby When information needs to be moved to a new medium, we have a tendency to try to make the new medium fit the mold of the old. The same is true with eLearning. It's a paradigm shift. Feel free to post your comments below.
The Art of Design for the Virtual Classroom
JUNE 3, 2015
The modern virtual classroom calls for modern design which stimulates engagement, exploits multiple instructional tools , and creates an authentic learning environment. Designing impact ful virtual lessons takes more than the science of instructional design; designing for the modern virtual classroom requires an artful approach to creation. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design
Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Chat
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Chat is probably the most familiar tool in the virtual classroom. Virtual classroom facilitators often use the chat feature during virtual learning sessions but often don't maximize its usefulness. Chat is one of the of the easiest ways to encourage interaction in the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos
The Classroom of Tomorrow #edtech
Dont Waste Your Time
JANUARY 22, 2013
YouTube: The Classroom of Tomorrow. On the face of it it’s a good and well presented demonstration about how mobile or modern technology can be used in classrooms. but this is what disappointed me: The student at the start is using his device in the classroom. Reasons Teachers use Technology in the Classroom #edtech #infographic.
The classroom option you should not ignore
NOVEMBER 18, 2012
You’re sitting in a classroom watching a presentation – which started late to allow the “stragglers” to show up – when about 10 minutes in it dawns on you… What am I doing here? Despite my obvious predilection for e-learning, I am actually a fan of the traditional classroom. However the traditional classroom has plenty of downsides too.
Virtually There: Learner Engagement in the Modern Classroom
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
Not only has training evolved into a blended learning model, the “ Modern Classroom ” is influenced by multicultural cohorts, a mobile workforce, and social networking tools. Learner engagement turns on three factors: an emotional response to the training; an intellectual response to the training; and an environmental response to the learning. Engaging learners has always been a challenge.
How To Make The Flipped Classroom Effective In Corporate Training
DECEMBER 3, 2013
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Virtually There: 6 Techniques That Make Your Virtual Classroom Social
OCTOBER 1, 2015
These tools can be used to build community and continue the learning conversation started in the classroom, or they can be used as a stand-alone “just-in-time” set of resources for training in the flow of work—or anything in between. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Learners Social Learning
What's Difference Between Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom Learning?
MAY 4, 2016
If you've ever confused blended learning with flipped classroom learning (or vice versa), you're not alone. In this blog, we will provide you with an overview of blended learning and flipped classrooms, as well as a few best practices for implementing each one! flipped classroom blended learning
Flipped Classrooms in Corporate Learning: Concept or reality?
OCTOBER 21, 2013
One such learner-centric model being talked about in corporate learning circles is the Flipped Classroom model. Instructors soon realized that they could use the concept to provide entire lectures online, and then use the face-to-face classroom time for interactive exercises like discussions, queries and other activities that encourage concept mastery. link].
Virtual Classroom Technical Producers Needed
APRIL 29, 2014
InSync Training is seeking Virtual Classroom Technical Producers that speak Chinese, Japanese, or Polish. Virtual Classroom-Production Experience with WebEx Training Center and Adobe Connect a plus.
6 Stupid Classroom Rules Learning Professionals Still Use
JANUARY 20, 2015
In any classroom, presentation, webinar, or other formal learning environment – in order to encourage engagement and discovery, it’s all about first reaching the hearts and minds of the people in the session. Which is why the continuous erosion of trust in the classrooms amazes me, and we’re not talking about 8th graders here, we’re talking about adults. Ouch).
What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?
The Peformance Improvement
MARCH 22, 2012
They are told elearning will be cheaper, faster, more convenient, and more effective than traditional, classroom training. Feeding this appetite for online programs is research that seems to support the notion that online is better than face-to-face, classroom instruction. We need to examine the proliferation of Web-based education before it gets out of hand (It may be too late.).
Learning with e's
JANUARY 5, 2013
This is Part 5 in my series of posts on the future of learning and technology. A few years ago Peter John and I wrote a book entitled 'The Digital Classroom'. Everyone in the world of education it seems, has an interest in how technology is going to influence what we do in the classroom. Much more learning will be done outside of the classroom. Finally, a word of warning.
Virtually There: Developing Competencies of Virtual Classroom Facilitators
JULY 9, 2015
Traditional classroom trainers have skills that make training sessions successful. Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Facilitation virtually thereMoving from the role of traditional trainer to virtual facilitator isn't easy. It takes practice and training to ensure that facilitators are virtually competent.
Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Breakout Rooms
MARCH 24, 2014
This is the third post in a series of seven titled Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer. Virtual training design doesn''t need to be difficult - but designers do need a working knowledge of the features each virtual classroom tool provides. If you are an experienced virtual classroom designer, please build on the basics and share your expertise.
Part 4: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges
JULY 14, 2016
Recently InSync Training worked with a multinational software company to maximize the value of their existing learning content by transitioning it to the virtual and blended classroom. We believe these challenges are universal to virtual classroom implementation. Virtual Classroom Implementation Strategy Challenge 4: Identify and Overcome Language & Cultural Barriers.
Twitter in the classroom
Learning with e's
APRIL 19, 2015
The backchannel is an ideal medium for them to engage with people outside the classroom too. Photo from Wikimedia Blog Twitter in the classroom by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Today I had an interesting exchange of views on Twitter. about Twitter. Unported License.
Games, Gamification in a Virtual Classroom Environment
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Gamification in the virtual classroom is still in its infancy. Currently, virtual classroom instructors often use workarounds to apply gamification techniques since many virtual classroom software packages don’t have game or gamification elements. Here are some examples of doing gamification within a virtual classroom. Check it out at EduGame Cloud. Examples.