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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?”

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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. Who is the webinar directed to? e-Learning

Webinars are better, but not yet best

Allison Rossett

A 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.

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Webinars are better, but not yet best

Allison Rossett

A 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 traced Colleen and Antonia, graduates of the SDSU EDTEC program, as these new graduates sought to continue their professional development via free webinars. Is this true of webinars today?

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Interactive and engaging webinars- between who and who?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

I'm currently using Webex for webinars, unfortunately we discovered (quite late!) The first webinar probably needs to be technically perfect, might be because of the mistrust they already have for technology? Because of the technical obstacles we've not tried out the polling and whiteboard features. The presentor of the webinar was Ken Molay. But that's somehow accepted.

Tips for webinars or virtual training

Making Change

“What works for webinars?” I’ve ditched many of the conventional webinar techniques. These aren’t polls or multiple-choice questions. Again, I’m suggesting you do this as a discussion, not a poll. This one change will require a few more changes: You’ll need a webinar platform with a big, public chat window. Everything else.

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. 8 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.

[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. The post [Webinar] This is why an LMS should Replace your Company’s Intranet appeared first on eLearning Experts. Date: Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 12:00 pm IST sharp.

Do You Need a Villain in a Learning Story?

Experiencing eLearning

I recently attended an interesting webinar by Joe Ganci on how to use science fiction to improve eLearning. Answer the poll and let me know. Email readers, you may have to click through to the site to respond to the poll.). If the none of the answers in the poll fit, or you want to explain more, leave a comment and tell me what you think. What do you think?

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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.

9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development


Conduct Social Media Polls And Surveys. Social media polls and online surveys are quick and convenient. Schedule A Meet-And-Greet Webinar. So, host a live online training webinar where they can meet the online instructors or facilitators and ask questions up front. You might even consider monthly webinars that explore different topics. Start An Online Forum.

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. Perhaps another poll is needed?) Im also interested in the results of the poll question I asked, " Are you a Gamer? This poll -- to-date -- has had 29 responses.

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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. Women Gamers on the Rise Second Life and Gaming Poll Results You're So Immature: e-Learning in Some Organizatio. Maybe. Maybe not.

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: 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. 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?" and "Are You a Gamer?" (58% Interesting.)

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


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. And more!

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.

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.

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


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. E-Learning Authoring Tools. Quizzing & Testing Tools. CONTENT TOOLS.

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 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. Last spring, I had a great discussion with Ellen Behrens on what kind of training works effectively in webinars. I disagreed; I think you can teach skills with webinars if you plan the interactions correctly. The Questions.

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. How to Increase Learner Engagement.

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Webinar Summary: Using Gamification to Deliver Business Value


This was the primary topic of discussion on a panel-style webinar we sponsored this past week featuring Karl Kapp , Carol Leaman and Jeanne Meister from Future Workplace. If you’ve been following Axonify for a while, then you know we’ve delivered webinars on the topic of gamification in the past, but this time we tried to put a different spin on things. .

Blended Bootcamp: 3 Tips for Your Healthiest Blended Learning Program Yet

ATD Learning Technologies

Social media, webinars, collaborative spaces, and job aids are all tools you can integrate into your learning programs. An online poll? Hello 2017! Welcome to a new year, a time when many of us resolve to kick things up a notch and get healthier: run our first 5K, get more sleep, eat more kale, make a few tweaks to our talent development program. Yes, you read that right!

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. A 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'.

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


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! Is your organization high impact? The full recording is available here. 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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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. Personally, these types of programs run the risk of being highly ineffective. elearning

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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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. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B. 1:21 PM Dave Ferguson said. eLearnin.

How To Improve Your Online Courses


Holding informational webinars is also a way to solicit feedback. Your webinar should be on a specific topic so it provides value to anyone who attends. You then can set aside a few minutes somewhere in the webinar to administer a poll to the attendees. Creating your online course takes time but when you are done you will have a well-deserved sense of sanctification.

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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. We are considering moving to other products such as Adobe Connect. Can you change out technically fairly easily?