The Science of Designing for The Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

How the Design of the Virtual Classroom Can Also Align Business Goals, Objectives, and Learner Intent. Virtual Classroom Design Instructional Design business of learning

How Can We Advocate for Learners in the Virtual Classroom?

InSync Training

The virtual classroom offers a flexible, dynamic learning environment for modern learning blends. We often think about questions such as: When can we most appropriately incorporate virtual classrooms into our instructional designs ? How do we best leverage virtual classroom tools like chat , breakout rooms , and synchronized web browsing ? Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Best Practices

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The Business Case for Virtual Classroom Producers

InSync Training

Flipping the classroom marks a big step towards truly modern learning. Organizations, for a variety of reasons, have transitioned face-to-face training content to the virtual classroom. The process, complicated by the very nature of including technology in learning, can become even more difficult without the right instructional support. Virtual Classroom - Production Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Producer

Moving Quickly to the Virtual Classroom? Create a Show Flow!

InSync Training

Lately, the virtual classroom has become the most popular kid in school. But switching learning environments involves technical, instructional design, and delivery considerations. When asked by clients what a new virtual blend involves, we liken it to a stage production.

When Virtual Classrooms Become Virtually Required: How to Make the Decision to Transition to Virtual Classrooms

InSync Training

In response to changes happening in L&D during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts Jane Bozarth and Jennifer Hofmann joined forces for a special 90-minute Virtually There webinar on March 9, 2020. Virtual Teams Conferences Modern Blended Learning Virtual Training Virtual Learning

Virtually There: Virtual Classrooms, Blended Learning, Microlearning.

InSync Training

The modern workplace learning environment is about creating experiences that are richly authentic and deliver content to learners in the right place—classroom, desktop computer, mobile device, or on the job—at the right time—formally scheduled or on-demand. (On-demand Jane Hart of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies discusses the concepts of learning in the flow of work and at the point of need as critical to modern workplace learning.).

Laying the Foundation for Virtual Classroom Facilitation and Design

InSync Training

The virtual classroom allows us to create learning experiences that weren’t available 20 years ago. We can space out lessons over days, weeks, and even months so that our learners can reflect on everything they’ve learned and practice those skills before returning to the virtual classroom to learn more. For example, InSync’s primary training audience consists of professional facilitators , instructional designers , and virtual classroom producers.

The Role of Virtual Classrooms in Modern Blended Learning

InSync Training

Live online learning has been a part of the corporate learning mix for nearly two decades. Initially, virtual classrooms supported a specific, logistical need: delivering content to a live audience in the different physical locations. The modern workplace has evolved so much that the way we work and learn is almost unrecognizable compared to 20 years ago. Blended learning Virtual Classroom 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Part 7: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

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. Many other organizations are undergoing this evolution, with seasoned learning professionals assisting the process.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Basics

InSync Training

A working knowledge of the features of the online classroom will simplify the process of designing virtual and blended learning. Based on the whitepaper, Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer , this video provides a high-level summary of the tools available on most platforms. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

Creating a Culture of Accountability in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

The virtual classroom has a lot of advantages. We can create a learning environment which promotes interactivity and collaboration among learners. We can easily engage subject matter experts in the learning process. But even with these advantages, we still have concerns about how effective virual learning is and how to determine if learners are meeting the objectives of the lesson.

10 Virtual classroom software

Ed App

We know that the learning processes, whether at school or in the corporate environment, greatly benefit from taking place physically. It also gives the benefit of real-time discussions with depth, brainstorming, and challenging ideas to better enhance the learning experience.

Generating Genuine Collaboration in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Virtual classroom lessons should be more about learners working together collaboratively than lecture and PowerPoint. But, what purpose does collaboration truly serve and what virtual classroom tools achieve the desired result? Why do you suppose we bring people together to learn? Or is it perhaps to provide opportunities for deeper learning through collaboration? Virtual Classroom Collaboration 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Best Practices: Audio in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

As we navigate designing, producing and facilitating virtual classroom and blended learning, we identify solutions to common challenges. To support the mobile , social , and modern virtual classroom , we share our findings and lessons learned with our audience to encourage the creation of training that sticks. As virtual learning architects, how should you think about audio in relationship to the overall learning experience?

Part 4: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

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. Many other organizations are undergoing this evolution, with seasoned learning professionals assisting the process.

Virtual Classroom Implementation & Design: Frequently Asked Questions

InSync Training

At InSync Training, we often provide informational sessions to workgroups in the midst of adopting a virtual training or blended learning strategy. Blended learning Cultural intelligence Virtual Classroom Design Facilitation Engagement Webinars After the session, we summarize the questions sent in via chat and provide more in-depth answers in a follow-up email to the client.

Part 2: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

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 and blended learning implementation. Many other organizations are undergoing this evolution, with seasoned learning professionals assisting the process.

6 Simple Tips for Stellar Virtual Classroom Facilitation

InSync Training

Whether presenting an informational webinar or facilitating a multi-part virtual learning series that’s part of a larger blend, teaching live online requires pizzazz and purpose. As more corporate L&D programs move online, a tried-and-true facilitation process can set you up for success (in fact, we offer a comprehensive train-the-trainer program to help practitioners create a comprehensive toolkit).

Part 5: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

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. Many other organizations are undergoing this evolution, with seasoned learning professionals assisting the process. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Virtual Classroom

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

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Most of the organizations have adopted virtual classroom facility to enable dispersed teams to attend training without the need to travel, developing flexible work arrangements with no barriers of time and distance. 3 Ways Innovations in Virtual Classrooms Help Fulfil Learners’ Needs. The blend of virtual meeting technology and instructor-led training is known as a virtual classroom. e-Learning

5 Ways to Maximize The Virtual Classroom Instructional Partnership

InSync Training

Success in the modern virtual classroom is not dependent on the technology, rather, success is dependent on the strength of the relationships between all members of the instructional partnership. There are many individuals contributing to the success of virtual sessions: facilitators, learners, subject matter experts, instructional designers, just to name a few. Virtual Classroom Producer 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

Virtual Classrooms Today: A Report from an Expert

Convergence Training

And workplace training changed a lot because of COVID-19, too. We started with articles on quickly developing elearning courses and quickly creating live online learning , and then we summarized much of that with a webinar on getting training online quickly.

Virtual Classrooms: The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up Your Online Course

Pinlearn

The word ‘classroom’ triggers an immediate image in the mind: a teacher standing in front, a whiteboard in the background, a marker in hand, and rows full of students in the opposite direction. This is what a traditional classroom looks like. . What is a virtual classroom?

Part 1: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

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. Many other organizations are undergoing this evolution, with seasoned learning professionals assisting the process. Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Best Practices

Part 3: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

Recently InSync Training worked with a multinational software company to maximize the value of their existing learning content by transitioning it to the virtual classroom and blended learning. We believe these challenges are universal to virtual classroom implementation. Many other organizations are undergoing this evolution, with seasoned learning professionals assisting the process.

Virtual Classroom Adoption – The Four Stages of Change

InSync Training

Adopting, and excelling at, the virtual classroom is much more about attitudinal change than it is about implementing technology. Ultimately, people need to BELIEVE that the virtual classroom will work. Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Organizations spend more time worrying about firewalls, security, hardware, and software (important topics all) than they think about adoption and usability.

Part 6: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

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. Many other organizations are undergoing this evolution, with seasoned learning professionals assisting the process. Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Best Practices

Scenario-Based Learning in a Virtual Classroom

CourseArc

Scenario-based learning, also known as problem-based learning, seeks to elevate the learner’s training outcomes from merely comprehension to analysis, synthesis, and application. Basing scenarios on real issues will help learners engage in training and, as a result, retain more information. eLearning. Scenario-based learning can be used in both eLearning and instructor-led training. Instructor-Led Learning.

3 Keys To Impactful Virtual Classroom Training

Abilitie

Elliot Masie, who first coined the term ‘E-Learning,” once said, “We need to bring learning to people instead of people to learning.” Many asynchronous e-learning courses - such as the Khan Academy - have already had an outsized impact on the learning industry.

How Virtual Classrooms Are Better in 2021 and What It Will Take To Get There

Speexx

Virtual classrooms have shown us that learning online can be just as successful and, if not, more effective than face-to-face learning. But how can you improve your virtual learning setting and make the most out of it in 2021?

10 Crucial Features To Look For In Your New Virtual Classroom Software

Dan Keckan

Synchronous training software lets you blend VILT sessions with on-the-spot support. But which features should you look for in your next virtual classroom LMS? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

?Live Online Learning:? Webinars and Virtual Classrooms

Convergence Training

Live online learning–meaning stuff including webinars and virtual classrooms–has been part of the workplace learning & performance improvement quiver for quite some time. Convergence Training are workforce training and performance improvement experts.

Virtual Classrooms: More Than a Trend

LearnDash

Virtual classrooms, be it through elearning or some other remote teaching mechanism, are gaining in popularity every year. What was once common place in the business world via webinars and other virtual training methods is now becoming prevalent in education. For instance, a study by Innosight Institute has shown that in the year 2000 there were roughly 45,000 K-12 education programs indicating that their students engaged in some form of elearning.

The Importance of Voice Search and Virtual Classrooms in Learning Platforms

Origin Fractal LXP

Voice search is creating a steady shift in the way learners are accessing new learning content. In this blog post, we will examine the importance of voice-based search and the presence of virtual classrooms in learning platforms. Voice Search and Learning Experience Design. Well – all that’s good for fairy tales and Arabian Nights – but what is feasible is to integrate a voice assistant that makes your learning experience better. Using Virtual Classrooms.

Virtual Classroom 101: How To Preserve Knowledge Retention

Roundtable Learning

Switching to a virtual classroom from classroom-based instructor-led training (ILT) may change the learning experience, but it doesn’t have to negatively impact the learning outcomes. What Are Instructor-Led Trainings And Virtual Classrooms?

Extreme Facilitation - Bringing Learning Content to Life

InSync Training

Over the last two decades, our team has grown to over 140 practitioners, modeling learning best practices from their home offices all across the globe. What have they learned about learning during their careers? Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Facilitator Day

The 3 Essential Elements That Help Global Virtual Training Implementations Succeed

InSync Training

A global training implementation is much more complex than a blended learning solution designed for one country or for one region. Global Virtual Classroom Modern Blended Learning Modern Learners

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The Incredible Way Virtual Classrooms Can Help You Share Resources Across Your District

Jigsaw Interactive

If you’ve ever spent a day in a classroom, you know how hard it is for teachers to deliver quality instruction without the proper supplies. Thankfully, the rise of virtual classrooms has become an incredible opportunity to help solve many of the supply-shortage woes that all educators face.

Virtual Learning 101: Learner Engagement and Session Scheduling

InSync Training

A few weeks ago, I responded to a number of fundamental questions about virtual learning. And in the process of reviewing the inquiries my team frequently receives when working with modern learners , new clients, and in established programs, I realized that much confusion remains around this learning environment. Like the answers I recently provided to three common blended training questions, these answers also focus on practitioner core competencies and technology basics.

5 Implicit Signs That Your Virtual Classroom Is Set Up To Fail

Obsidian Learning

Is your organization prepared to make the leap to virtual training? This article highlights the warning signs that can indicate your virtual training is headed for less than successful outcomes. Know what to look for so you can get your virtual learning back on track!