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Spice Up Your Webinars: Webinar Digest

Web Courseworks

This past week, we were fortunate enough to sit down with Karen Hyder, a CTT+ Trainer , to talk about something we do quite often here at Web Courseworks: webinars. As part of our Managing eLearning Thought Leader Series, Karen spoke about the process to follow for a great webinar. Karen begins the webinar asking the audience – “What’s wrong with webinars currently?”

Tips For Effective Webinar Creation and Delivery


Ways to master webinar delivery for effective knowledge sharing as well as content marketing. If utilized well, webinars can be a successful tool for leaning as well as spreading the good word about the organization as a whole. Set the goals that the webinar seeks to achieve by answering the whys and wherefores. I. Who is the webinar directed to? Learning

Webinars are better, but not yet best

Allison Rossett

researcher reported that the keyword, webinar, was searched more often than the keyword, elearning. People are seeking information about webinars more often than they are drawn to elearning. A few years ago, Colleen Cunningham, Antonia Chan and I examined the webinar phenomenon. The  article , published in CLO magazine, had this snarky title: What Stinks about Webinars. It

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Learning through Webinars: An e-learning perspective


In this scenario, webinars are a powerful medium of learning delivery across varied learner groups – small or large. Easy to access as well as convenient, webinars are an effective mode of learning for professionals who can fit in the short bursts of learning into their schedules. An audience poll early on can provide an insight on what the learner already knows about the topic.

Tips for webinars or virtual training

Making Change

“What works for webinars?” ” People have asked this a lot lately, so here’s my opinionated answer. I do a lot of online workshops, such as the scenario design course that starts soon. I’ve ditched many of the conventional webinar techniques. These aren’t polls or multiple-choice questions. This is Mortal Webinar Sin #1 for me.

Gamification Webinar Resources

Kapp Notes

Here are resources from a webinar about gamification I recently conducted for an international consultancy. Polling Software. Poll EveryWhere. Gamification and Game-Thinking from Karl Kapp. Defining Gamification. Articles and Blog Entries of Interest. Gamification is about Design, Not Technology. Playing with the Definition of Game-Thinking. Types of Stories to Effect Change.

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Webinar Video – A Unified Approach To Learning Management

Upside Learning

For those of you who couldn’t attend our recent webinar in association with the Brandon Hall Group, titled ‘A Unified Approach to the Learning Management System’ – don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a recording of the webinar which can transform your approach to managing learning at your organization.

Wake Me Up When the Webinar Is Over


Are you sick of boring webinars in which a presenter drones on and the only form of interaction, if any, is a somewhat contrived poll that gathers predictable information of interest only to the presenter? We are tired of them, too, and we are doing something about it

eLearning In A Multi-Device World

Upside Learning

As a matter of fact, in our recent webinars on Responsive eLearning, one of our polls showed that audience members were using an average of 3+ devices in a day. The multi-device world is well and truly upon us. We are all using 2 or more devices in a day. Simultaneously, we're also getting used […]. eLearning Development elearning in a multi-device world

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Games, Gamification in a Virtual Classroom Environment

Kapp Notes

Another way we have used technology for gamification within a virtual classroom or a webinar is to use PollEverywhere and have the learners open a web window and participate in that fashion. When the character has to make a choice, the facilitator posts a poll and based on the tallied poll results the facilitator jumps to the corresponding slide section. Examples.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Second Life and Gaming Poll Results

Learning Visions

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Second Life and Gaming Poll Results I dont claim to be a researcher, nor can I claim that the results of polls conducted on this site are in the least bit statistically significant. Im also interested in the results of the poll question I asked, " Are you a Gamer? This poll -- to-date -- has had 29 responses. Im checking out your polls ;).I

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4 Ways to Improve Your Webinars (And Keep Your Audience From Dozing Off)


But the digital-age child of the traditional conference table seminar, the webinar, hasn’t always retained the interactivity of the bricks and mortar seminar. Is there a way to restore the original sense of  an engaged conversation to the webinar? For example, I gave a training meeting via webinar today. Got a poll feature? Is this fate avoidable? What were some of best?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Poll Results: Learning Visions Readers

Learning Visions

Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Poll Results: Learning Visions Readers The poll results are in. Does this better explain the results of my gaming or second life polls ? Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Thanks to the 34 of you who responded. Maybe.

InSync Presentation Resources: Case of the Disengaged Learner

Kapp Notes

Great time presenting webinar for InSync Training today, here are some resources including the slides from the presentation. Information about using Poll Everywhere. Using Poll Everywhere to Create an Interactive Story-based Presentation from Karl Kapp. Case of the Disengaged Learner: InSync Training Presentation from Karl Kapp. Videos/Class. Grant Writing for Education.

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No Lecture Webinars

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the webinar How to Create No Lecture Webinars by Ray Jimenez , presented through Training Magazine Network. 350 participants right now–a big group for an interactive webinar. Started with a couple of polls with the moderator. Sent a survey in advance, including a question asking for ideas on how to stop lecturing in webinars.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Bloggers New Polling Tool

Learning Visions

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Bloggers New Polling Tool As you may know, Ive been playing around with Polls on this blog. Interesting.) (If you havent responded to those polls, please click on the links here and do so!) Today I just noticed that Blogger has added a polling tool. Just edit your Template layout, add a New Page Element , and choose Poll. Although the poll style is sparse and not as sexy Poll Daddys , it does the trick. Ive added a new poll to my sidebar, asking "Have you ever been in Second Life?" Take the Survey! eLearnin.

Webinar Replay - Performance Support: Just in Time, Just Enough, Just for Me

Ancile Learning

In case you missed our recent webinar, the replay is now available. During the webinar, David Wentworth from Brandon Hall Group and ANCILE's Mal Poulin discussed trends in performance support and mobile learning. We saw a wide distribution during the poll when we asked how often people used their mobile device to access learning material for work: 38% said never, while 29% said daily. Brandon Hall research found that 73% of organizations say their employees are using mobile devices to interact with learning. Context is impossible without profiles.

Resources from Training Magazine Network Webinar

Kapp Notes

In this webinar, for Training Magazine Network , I discussed how Gamification should be thought of as a design sensibility and not merely a digital tool. Polling Software. Poll EveryWhere. We talked about how gamification and game-thinking is more of a thought process and a methodology to engage and motivate learners. Here are the slides: Short Explanation of Gamification.

1,000+ Learning & Performance Tools

Jane Hart

Forms, Polling & Survey Tools. Webinar & Webmeeting Platforms. Looking for some new ideas for tools to support your work? Here are the links to the pages in my  Directory of Learning & Performance Tools , which lists over 1,000 tools  in 4 main categories as shown below. Want to add or amend a tool’s details? You can do so  here. What are your favourite tools for learning? Voting is now open in this year’s  Top Tools for Learning  survey. Please share your own. INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS. Learning Authoring Tools. Quizzing & Testing Tools. CONTENT TOOLS.

Everything you need to know about SCORM

Lambda Solutions

In our webinar last week we recognized that the majority of attendees came to learn more about SCORM compliance. eLearning Learning Management System SCORM SCORM 2004 SCORM compliance SCORM compliant courses SCORM compliant elearning courses


You’re Invited! Meet Bravais: Xyleme’s Cloud Learning Solution // Webinar Results

Dawn of Learning

This is a rare opportunity to attend a live webinar with Xyleme’s President & CEO, Mark Hellinger. Results of the Meet Bravais Webinar. Thank you to everyone who tuned into our webinar today. He polled the audience on how many people are still using an LMS-based delivery system and only 18% were not. He will be your guide as you explore everything Bravais.

Synchronous Software Scavenger Hunts

Experiencing eLearning

If I’m doing software application training, doing it as a webinar isn’t really my first choice. I’d rather create a bunch of Captivate tutorials and job aids to let people learn at their own pace, when they need to use the skills. built these questions as a poll with multiple choice options. This meant I could show the scavenger hunt questions in a side panel at the same time as learners were viewing the content in the main window of the webinar. Tips for Effective Webinars. Learning Games, Sims, & VWs synchronous learning WebEx webinar

Delivering an Interactive Webinar

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

This being my first experience of addressing several hundred people in an online webinar, I was thrilled to experiment with this new medium. poll came up, where the audience was to assess their level of familiarity with interactivity technology. In a flash of a second, votes started appearing in the poll, and answers and questions started popping on chat. Interactivity in online webinars has its own distinct flavor. Tags: Webinar remote presentation synchronous learning My topic was 'Rapid Interactivity Building for True Learning Outcomes'. Hassle-Free Scheduling

E-learning Uncovered

If you’re creating a “basic poll,” you can immediately move to the next step. The basic poll always meets my needs, so I click right through to the next screen. Participants receive an email linking them to a poll. The poll features the dates and times you’ve selected, and participants do not need to register with Doodle in order to vote. Upcoming Events & Webinars.

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[Webinar] This is why an LMS should Replace your Company’s Intranet


We thought just a write-up won’t be enough, so we are holding a webinar for it. Because of this, they need social tools (polls, pictures, marketing tiles, forums, and announcements) that only an LMS can offer. 2. The post [Webinar] This is why an LMS should Replace your Company’s Intranet appeared first on eLearning Experts. Location: Online — watch from anywhere.


Surprising ELearning Survey Results


In their study, 4500 resources were polled about various components of their elearning program. When it came to the type and format of the elearning, most reported that their programs were primarily for job related tasks, and they were an online presentation of recorded conferences or webinars. based on the content. Otherwise, you’ll run the risk of losing your audience.

Next Generation Audience Response Systems for Teachers and Trainers

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

This is done in several ways: polling anonymously, tracking individual responses, displaying polling results immediately and so forth. Must work in a webinar / online meeting environment where people are not in the same location. Clickers are no good for webinars. Audience Response Systems (ARS) establish interactivity between presenters and their audience. Traditionally ARS consist of several units of wireless hardware (a clicker pad which looks like a remote control) used by the audience, and it is combined with a presentation software used by the presenter.

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Are you designing training or professional development?

The eLearning Nomad

It’s impossible to support this through a programme of self-paced e-learning modules and/or a few webinars , because these are passive learning events (and no, the quiz in the module and the poll in the webinar doesn’t make it active). wish more learning and development staff would look beyond the typical webinar and self-paced modules and explore approaches that allow for more depth and collaboration. There is an important distinction between training and professional development. Professional development includes so much more. Are they meaningful ?

Webinar Software - Adoption Advice

Tony Karrer

Good question about adoption of webinar software / services - this time from someone who went to my workshop in Cincinnati - Revolution in Workplace Learning - who by the way - called it "awesome." It doesn't have any bells and whistles like web cam compatibility or video streaming, online polling, white boards or anything cool like that. Our webinars have been successful by our standards and for the most part, we've been early adopters of the technology. tend not to use a lot of the different features, but certainly like to having polling, recording, chat, screen sharing.

How to Deliver on the Promise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)


Did you miss our recent webinar, Delivering on the Promise of BYOD , hosted by Ahmed Datoo? Read on for a recap below, then watch a recording of the webinar to learn how you can create compelling content for your employees and truly deliver on the promise of BYOD. No sweat! The BYOD Promise. From the outset, there was a great deal of optimism and promise around BYOD and mobile.

3 Big Myths About Workplace Learning

CLO Magazine

Yet, in a webinar poll conducted with Chief Learning Officer earlier this year, only 20 percent of learning leaders said their employees do that. More than 60 percent the people we polled in our Chief Learning Officer webinar said they are already rethinking their learning strategies to adapt to the expectations and demands of today’s workers. They’re just incomplete.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers Poll: Market Sector and Advanced Degrees

Learning Visions

Friday, April 11, 2008 Instructional Designers Poll: Market Sector and Advanced Degrees My original survey on Instructional Designers and Advanced Degrees had some holes in it. Please take the latest poll! Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:21 AM Labels: instructional design , poll , survey 2comments: christytucker said. I put myself as academic, since the courses I develop are graduate courses. Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi. Instructional Designers Poll: Market Sector and A. Christy: yes; in the for-profits, theres no tenure.

Bersin and Caterpillar Webinar on High Impact Learning Organizations Now Available On-Demand!

Dawn of Learning

The webinar "How Content Strategy Drives the High Impact Learning Organization," with Bersin by Deloitte and Caterpillar answered that question and many more. With 97% of attendees rating the webinar a 4 or 5, we’d say this is an event you must see! 94% of attendees gave the content of the webinar a 4 or 5!  The full recording is available here. So let''s get right into it. 

2015 In Review: Top eLearning Trends of the Year


Brandon Hall Group’s recent webinars covered extensively the importance of measuring training’s impact on performance, and shined a light on how few organizations are doing it well. When polled, what did our employees say were the biggest trends of 2015? The learning and development technology industry evolves every year. Let us share what we’ve been chatting about during 2015.