Virtual Classroom Tool Tips: Chat, Breakout Rooms, and more!

InSync Training

They all include a variety of virtual classroom tools ! Plus, when the virtual classroom supports active participation and collaboration, concerns about learning in a new environment fade away. Virtual Classroom - Production Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Lessons LearnedWhat do platforms like Webex Training, Zoom, Adobe Connect, and Microsoft Teams have in common?

A Virtual Classroom Crash Course Toolkit

InSync Training

Right now, the state of the world demands a transition to virtual classrooms and remote work. Virtual Teams Virtual Classroom - Production Instructional Design Modern Workplace Modern Classroom Virtual Training Implement Virtual FacilitationWhether or not your organization started 2020 prepared for the rapid modernization of teams and training, the time has come to make the change.

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Success Tips for the New Virtual Classroom Producer

InSync Training

We often encounter some version of the following story when working with corporate teams and individual learners: “Well, my organization has made the leap to the virtual classroom. This kind of quandary results in the accidental virtual classroom producer.

Assessing Virtual Classroom Facilitation

InSync Training

Since virtual classroom skillsets are not as off-the-shelf as face-to-face training skills, we often wonder just how well we are doing at this virtual facilitation gig. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Facilitation AssessmentOften, our only feedback comes from “smile sheets,” the surveys at the end of class to see what people thought of the program. But how do these really help guide our professional development when only five out of 30 learners actually filled it out?

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

Virtual Classroom Facilitators: Enabling Engagement & Learning

InSync Training

In the mid-1990s, virtual classrooms (then known as ‘synchronous’ classrooms) were new. Soon, they proclaimed, none of us would ever have to go to a brick and mortar classroom again! Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Modern Classroom Advanced FacilitationDon’t believe me? Read some history here !) So new, most people had never heard of them. But the people who HAD heard of virtual training were very excited.

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

Interesting Flipped Classroom Statistics

LearnDash

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. 46% of teachers researched have been teaching for more than 16 years, but are moving towards flipped classrooms. flipped classroom

Multitasking in the Modern Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Even the most committed learners and seasoned virtual classroom experts have a tendency to multitask in this learning environment. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Modern LearningThink back to the last webinar or virtual training session you attended. I’m willing to bet that you divided your attention between the event and other things like email, lunch, or a pressing project. We don’t judge!

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. In the two decades that InSync has designed, delivered, and supported virtual training, one factor has proven essential for success: the virtual classroom producer. Virtual Classroom - Production Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Producer

Sales Training That Gets Results – With or Without Classroom ILT

Speaker: Mike Kunkle, VP Sales Enablement Services, SPASIGMA

Or, we can do the same with ILT, by including flipped classrooms. Most sales ILT (instructor-led training) has historically not been very effective, if we consider “effective” to mean “changes behavior, improves results, or produces a ROI.”.

Flipped Classroom 101

eLearning Industry

Blended Learning Asynchronous Learning Activities Blended Learning Best Practices Flipped Classroom Flipped Learning Spotlight: Coronavirus LockdownWith every challenge comes an opportunity. During the COVID-19 lockdown, the entire education industry had to face a shakedown. Now, more than 1.6

In Celebration of Virtual Classroom Producers

InSync Training

Happy Virtual Classroom Producer Day! They possess unparalleled superpowers – guiding learners through technical challenges, supporting facilitators as they deliver content, and helping achieve business goals in the modern classroom. Virtual Classroom - ProductionToday marks our second annual celebration of the behind-the-scenes wizards who ensure our live online sessions go off without a hitch.

How to Go Live: Thinking About Virtual Classroom Facilitation

InSync Training

We all know that organizations have had to quickly move face-to-face training to the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Modern Learners learner engagementThis seismic shift extends beyond instructional design, learner logistics, and technical considerations. It impacts facilitators, too. Chances are you didn’t dream of being a virtual facilitator, but here you are quite by accident. You might’ve recently graduated and landed a sales position that is now training.

How to Prepare for Virtual Classroom Success

InSync Training

Even though virtual classroom platforms have existed for over 20 years, many learners and learning professionals struggle to thrive in this environment. Virtual Classroom - Best PracticesOne of the reasons is that the same technology "bells and whistles" that designers and facilitators use for engagement activities can distract and overwhelm our audiences.

6 Tips for Reducing the Complexity of Custom eLearning Development

Complicated eLearning projects can be daunting to develop and manage, with many pieces, varied needs and expectations, and limited resources. Learn from an experienced eLearning provider how to simplify the process by adhering to these 6 strategic tips. Make your next big project a walk in the park.

Applying the Flipped Classroom Model to Business Learning

InSync Training

Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Flipped Classroom Virtual Classroom Modern Learning BYTEBYTE Session Recap.

Is the Virtual Classroom Right for Your Training?

InSync Training

To be or not to be in the virtual classroom – that is the question, right? Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Classroom - FacilitationWell, to find the answer for your training, take this quick quiz.

How Flipped Classrooms Work

LearnDash

Flipped classrooms are becoming more popular in the education system as teachers look for new ways to present content, and for better ways to utilize live classroom time. Instead of focusing on lectures, class time in a flipped classroom is dedicated to some form of activity designed to get the students applying the concepts they are learning. To make this happen, flipped classrooms need some form of learning management system in place.

4-Step Flipped Classroom Strategy

LearnDash

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. flipped classroom online learning

How to Go Live: Virtual Classroom Instructional Design Tips

InSync Training

Moving learning live online requires a reframing of perspective about the value of virtual classroom experiences and the responsibility of facilitators in this environment. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design How to Go Live SeriesWhile delivery and corporate learning culture absolutely impact the success of virtual training, we cannot overlook the importance of instructional design.

Virtual Learning 101: Set Your Virtual Classroom Up for Success

InSync Training

More virtual classroom events than ever have happened in 2020. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Teams & Modern WorkplaceIn fact, the CEO of Cisco announced that Webex hosted 5.5 BILLION minutes of virtual meetings in the first eleven days of March. Combined with the spike in usage of other platforms like Zoom, virtual events have become a staple in today’s businesses and educational institutions.

Characteristics of a Flipped Classroom

LearnDash

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. So what does a flipped classroom look like today? flipped classroom

3 Characteristics of Good Virtual Classroom Facilitators

InSync Training

What makes a virtual classroom facilitator good at what they do? In our experience as both learners and experts, good virtual classroom facilitators…. Demonstrate virtual classroom literacy. Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Professional Development Advanced FacilitationClients and learners ask us this question regularly. Heck, we ask ourselves this question regularly since it speaks to the fundamental value we deliver through our work!

Lesson Learned: Virtual Classroom Producers Can Maximize Training Value

InSync Training

In 2020, we are sharing the lessons we’ve learned about the virtual classroom over the last twenty years, and we’ll link back to our more detailed content around these topics, in case you want to learn more! ? In 1998, I envisioned that the role of the producer in the virtual classroom would be to “make the talent look good.” Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Production Producer Lessons Learned

Virtually There: Gamifying Your Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

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. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Virtual Classroom Facilitation Engagement Virtually There GamificationThe key is to make sure you never lose sight of your learning objectives.

Online Classroom Survival Guide: Moodle Course Creation & Classroom Management

Lambda Solutions

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Virtual Classroom Producer Haiku

InSync Training

Being creative helps keep virtual classroom producers engaged. Virtual Classroom-Production Just For Fun It''s Friday - time for lighter fare. Producing overnight shifts provides a lot of time for reflection.and often entertainment. For your Friday amusement, some producer haiku. During an interruption of internet service A producer remains calm And successfully logs herself back in.

Ground Rules for Learning in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Everyday thousands of virtual classroom sessions take place – meetings, webinars, comprehensive training programs. This trend does not surprise us - the world, and our classrooms, have changed. Participation, collaboration, interaction, and contribution look different in the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Learner EngagementIn fact, Microsoft Teams set a one-day record for their platform and hosted 2.7

Curating Content For A Virtual Classroom

eLearning Industry

Content is the most important element in a virtual classroom but the curation process can be quite demanding. Virtual Training Content Curation eLearning eBooks Synchronous Learning Advantages Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment

The Flipped Classroom Cheat Sheet

LearnDash

With so much information available today on flipped classrooms, it is easy to get confused on what it actually entails. Truth is, a flipped classroom approach to learning can be rather simple or complex depending on the desired end result. With that said, let’s get to the quick-facts: What is a Flipped Classroom? Concept application then takes place in the live classroom setting with the instructor acting as the guide for the learning.

Size DOES Matter. in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

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. Imagine you are about to teach a class on conducting effective performance reviews to new hire supervisors. You’ve taught this class at least a dozen times before with great results.

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

InSync Training

Lately, the virtual classroom has become the most popular kid in school. Blended Learning Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Teams & Modern WorkplaceFrom team meetings to global training programs, platforms like Zoom, Webex Training Center, Adobe Connect, and Microsoft Teams, have enabled businesses to adapt to the unexpected and unfortunate current circumstances. But switching learning environments involves technical, instructional design, and delivery considerations.

How to Go Live: The First Step to Moving Great Programs to the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

You know that training program you facilitate in the classroom next week? Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Social LearningPicture this: your boss comes to you and says, “Hey! Guess what?! I need you to teach it live online.” You likely react with panic and surprise. Thoughts run through your head, like: You’re kidding, right? Will people be bored? What platform will we use? How do I get organized?

Using WordPress for Your Classroom

LearnDash

If you are a teacher, why not use WordPress to supplement your classroom? Because of this it isn’t uncommon for teachers to set-up their own classroom specific sites to share details and news relating to their subject, and WordPress is proving to be a great choice. Transition to a Classroom LMS. With your self-hosted site in place you can use plugins like LearnDash to bolster your basic classroom site into a fully functioning LMS. How to Start a Classroom LMS.

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.