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 ? What techniques can facilitators use to engage learners when we can’t see them face-to-face?

Motivation Revisited – Getting Learners to the Virtual Classroom is a Shared Responsibility

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Motivation is an entirely different animal than engagement, and as learning professionals, it's our responsibility to "set the stage" such that learners show up ready to engage. Engagement Virtual Training Learner Experience Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Facilitation Motivation


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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. This seismic shift extends beyond instructional design, learner logistics, and technical considerations. I can’t wait to work on the computer and not have learners in front of me.”. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Modern Learners learner engagementIt impacts facilitators, too.

LxD: Designing for Learners, Not Just Content

InSync Training

Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Modern LearnersHave you ever been sent to training that just didn’t ring true?

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.

What Distinguishes Robust Virtual Classrooms?

Dan Keckan

The role of engagement in adult learning is important to the retention of information as well as the transfer of knowledge,” they write, adding “engagement plays an important role in assisting adult learners to make meaning of what they are learning.”

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners


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. These have the potential to be different from traditional classrooms.

Harbinger Power Hour – Amp up Learner Engagement in Virtual Classroom


The post Harbinger Power Hour – Amp up Learner Engagement in Virtual Classroom appeared first on. Presented By: Dr Vikas Joshi, CEO Harbinger Group. webinars

A Virtual Classroom Crash Course Toolkit

InSync Training

Right now, the state of the world demands a transition to virtual classrooms and remote work. Facilitators, instructional designers, managers, and learners all have to adapt to a new normal – a stressful process under standard change management conditions and a seemingly insurmountable task given today’s pressures. Virtual Teams Virtual Classroom - Production Instructional Design Modern Workplace Modern Classroom Virtual Training Implement Virtual Facilitation

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.

6 Classroom-Tested Ways To Build Community For Online Learners

Dan Keckan

eLearning Best Practices Distance Learning Learner Engagement Learning Culture Online LearnersLearning pods for educators and students can bring a human-centered approach to online teaching and learning.

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. But how do these really help guide our professional development when only five out of 30 learners actually filled it out? Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Facilitation Assessment

Building and Maintaining Learner Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

Learning Solutions Magazine

Building and Maintaining Learner Engagement in the Virtual Classroom. bill-brandon. Thu, 08/20/2020 - 01:00

4 Ways to Motivate Learners in a Virtual Classroom [SlideShare]

CommLab India

Wondering how to motivate learners during virtual classroom sessions? Here are 4 simple and effective ways that can help you motivate learners in VILT! eLearning Design Virtual Training

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. And while instructional design and facilitation approaches need updating, learners also have to adapt to this learning environment. Participation, collaboration, interaction, and contribution look different in the virtual classroom.

Types of Learner Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Recently, we looked at the two different types of learner engagement we can use in the virtual classroom: interaction and collaboration. Virtual Classroom EngagementLet’s build on that foundational knowledge with a deep dive into different subtypes of interaction and collaboration, and intelligent ways to use them.

How to Go Live: Identifying the Key Players in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Moving great face-to-face learning to the virtual classroom includes a multi-step process. Think about three main categories: Learners, Facilitators, and Designers. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Virtual Classroom - Facilitation How to Go Live SeriesThe first step involves making an effort to understand the value of the learning environment. Next, facilitators and instructional designers have to adapt their approach to maximize engagement and effectiveness.

Why Do Learners Choose the Mobile Virtual Classroom?

InSync Training

As learners become accustomed this, they naturally expect live virtual learning can occur the same way. Mobile Virtual Classroom When we are talking about mobile learning, mLearning, or BYOD , what usually comes to mind is self-paced eLearning. Just in time content makes sense on mobile devices like tablets and smart phones.

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!

Top 10 virtual classroom platforms

Ed App

Using Virtual Classroom Platforms. Virtual classroom platforms have become the norm for training and education. But virtual classrooms come in all different sorts and sizes. Therefore, in this article, we will take a look at ten of the top virtual classroom platforms out there.

Interesting Flipped Classroom Statistics


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? The flipped learning approach involves taking direct instruction and placing the onus on the individual learner rather than group instruction. Classroom time is then spent applying the content rather than direct instruction. flipped classroom

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.

Virtual Learning 101: Learner Engagement and Session Scheduling

InSync Training

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. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Global Virtual Classroom learner engagementA few weeks ago, I responded to a number of fundamental questions about virtual learning.

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.

How to Support Diverse Learners in Global Classrooms

InSync Training

Organizationally learning functions now work in a new standard: multicultural classrooms. Learners bring unique and varied viewpoints to our training events. Global Virtual ClassroomA Modern Learning on the Air Interview with Beth Yoder and Peter Byebierggaard. Bersin research confirmed what many of us already know: global teams define the modern workforce. Our organizations include diverse teams, connected by innovative technologies.

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Engaging Participants 3: Classroom Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations still offer classroom training – it is effective, provides interaction, and provides a network for participants. But today’s learners are much different, not only because generations have changed but also because the environment is much harsher. As we know, today’s newest corporate learners don’t remember a time without computers or cell phones. Let’s look at some ways to engage learners in a traditional classroom.

Normal. Ish.

InSync Training

Since the onset of COVID, we have seen 3 phases of its effects on training and training delivery: Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Production Learner Experience

5 Tips to Engage and Motivate Learners in Virtual Classrooms

CommLab India

Motivating learners in virtual classroom training is tough but it’s not an impossible task either. Get learners engaged in VILT with 5 practical tips – such as using polls and breakout rooms – that can be put to good use in your virtual classroom.

3 Characteristics of Good Virtual Classroom Facilitators

InSync Training

What makes a virtual classroom facilitator good at what they do? Clients and learners ask us this question regularly. In our experience as both learners and experts, good virtual classroom facilitators…. Demonstrate virtual classroom literacy. In practice, these skillsets focus on the learner first, while the technology offers a way to achieve their goals. Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Professional Development Advanced Facilitation

Collaborative Learning vs Flipped Classroom

Lambda Solutions

Two of the most popular and successful learning models currently used by educators and institutions are collaborative learning and the flipped classroom. Collaborative learning encourages learners to pool their ideas, efforts and understanding , so that whole classes can benefit from the range and diversity of knowledge on offer. A flipped classroom approach asks students to come to class already prepared to discuss materials. Learner Engagement The Future of Learning

Collaborative Learning vs Flipped Classroom

Lambda Solutions

Two of the most popular and successful learning models currently used by educators and institutions are collaborative learning and the flipped classroom. Collaborative learning encourages learners to pool their ideas, efforts and understanding , so that whole classes can benefit from the range and diversity of knowledge on offer. A flipped classroom approach asks students to come to class already prepared to discuss materials. Learner Engagement The Future of Learning

Characteristics of a Flipped Classroom


Flipped classrooms are starting to gain in popularity across various levels of education. Empowered by today’s tech tools, learners can now absorb content on their own time and then use class time to practice what they’ve learned. It is this blended learning approach that makes flipped classrooms an attractive option for educators. So what does a flipped classroom look like today? There are a variety of characteristics in a flipped classroom environment.

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

Surviving Long Online Days

InSync Training

In this blog post, she shares some tips to help both the learners and the trainers stay focused without getting burned out. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Learner Engagement

Modern Online Training Delivery That Boost Learner Engagement

Infopro Learning

Engaging learners has been a challenge L&D professional have faced for quite some time. This has left many organizations wondering what online training delivery methods are available and how they can be used to engage learners.

The Flipped Classroom Cheat Sheet


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.

Virtually There: 6 Techniques That Make Your Virtual Classroom Social

InSync Training

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