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.

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. This blog post, the first in a comprehensive series, recaps some of the timely and helpful information shared du ring When Virtual Classrooms Become Virtually Required. Virtual Teams Conferences Modern Blended Learning Virtual Training Virtual Learning

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Virtually There: Gamifying Your Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

All of your game's prompts or "missions" should be identical to real-world skills/learning objectives. 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. The key is to make sure you never lose sight of your learning objectives.

When Virtual Classrooms Become Virtually Required: Promote the Change

InSync Training

Virtually There Session Recap. I n 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. This blog post, the second in a comprehensive series , recaps some of the timely and helpful information shared during When Virtual Classrooms Become Virtually Required. Virtual Classroom Change Management Virtually Required Series

How Virtual Classroom Software Has Changed Learning?

ReadyTech

The advent of virtual classrooms provides us with a number of benefits, including the option to study from anywhere on the globe (so long as there’s Internet), and at any time, thanks to pre-recorded lessons. virtual classroom learning

Q&A: World of Learning Institute

CourseArc

Q&A: World of Learning Institute. World of Learning Institute Works to Ensure World Language Education is Accessible to Everyone. Dr. Patricia “Pat” Mulroy of the World Learning Institute. We are lucky to have been doing virtual instruction for a long time.

Energize Virtual Classroom Participation

InSync Training

If you’re an experienced virtual trainer, you know the frustrations of having participants distributed across the country or world. Unfortunately, in the vritual classroom, we lose all eye contact, body language, and the opportunity to tap dance. Statistics tell us that body language accounts for as much as 70 to 80 percent of the communication in a traditional classroom. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Engagement

What are the Biggest Virtual Classroom Tool Challenges? Experts Say.

InSync Training

I nSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann recently had the opportunity to join a panel of experts at eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2018 conference to discuss The Present and Future of Virtual Classroom Tools. A driving force behind our mission at InSync Training focuses on the idea that “If we do virtual classroom training well we can get, for many programs, an equivalent or even better experience in the virtual live online world as we can face-to-face.”

7 Virtual Classroom Software Activities To Prep Your Team For The New Normal

Dan Keckan

Every member of the team must be ready to take on new challenges in a post-pandemic corporate world. In this article, I share 7 virtual classroom software activities to prep your employees during and after the coronavirus crisis.

Characteristics of a Virtual Classroom

LearnDash

For example, one popular movement today being used in the education industry is the virtual classroom, but what exactly does this mean? The idea itself is not that hard to conceptualize, but often the characteristics regarding a virtual classroom are not discussed. Below are some of the key components of a virtual classroom. The low costs of virtual classrooms are considered to be a major advantage.

Lesson Learned: Virtual Facilitation is DIFFERENT Than Traditional Facilitation

InSync Training

In August, we celebrate virtual classroom facilitators. You’ve been teaching marathon sessions that weren’t designed for the virtual environment, often in platforms you haven’t used before. Virtual facilitation isn’t a ‘nice to know’ skill anymore – it’s critical!

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Learning Through Virtual Classrooms: A new-age workplace learning trend

G-Cube

The benefits of continuous training in the corporate world are many and agreed upon by all. There is, however, a long history of debate between the effectiveness of classroom-based trainings versus the ease of use of self-paced e-learning. Virtual classrooms have emerged as the bridge between classroom-based trainings and self-paced e-learning – bringing together the accessibility and effectiveness of classroom-based trainings as well as ease of use of e-learning.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

G-Cube

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. Collaboration: Transform the classroom learning environment.

Best Practices for Using Synchronous Online Classroom Software

ReadyTech

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, online learning has become the primary mode of education in several parts of the world. As a result, virtual instructors now have to decide whether synchronous or asynchronous learning is better for their students.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Synchronized Web Browsing

InSync Training

This is the sixth post in a series of seven titled Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer. Virtual training design doesn''t need to be difficult - but designers do need a working knowledge of the features each virtual classroom tool provides. If you are an experienced virtual classroom designer, please build on the basics and share your expertise. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

Scenario-Based Learning in a Virtual Classroom

CourseArc

The most well-written scenario will fall flat for learners if it involves walking through a situation that he or she will never encounter in the real world. However, constraints of the live classroom may hinder employees from acting as they actually would in their workplace. Therefore, in many instances, instructional designers should consider a blended learning approach, and translate their classroom scenarios to the virtual environment.

Tailoring Assessments for the Virtual Classroom

MagicBox

Major world events have always had a significant impact on society. These effects are often much wider-reaching than the initial estimates of experts. For instance, after the Great Depression of the 1930s, B2B marketing finally gained traction.

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!

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. The entire context of the “classroom” is different, so shouldn’t the methods of content delivery be modified as well?

Making Virtual Learning Stick with Activity Debriefs

InSync Training

We’ve been using virtual classroom technologies for close to 20 years now. This webinar approach to content delivery is perhaps the most ineffective way to get information out to the world. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Modern Learning Modern LearnersUnfortunately, we are still holding on to a content model that insists the most important outcome is getting through all of the slides.

3 Keys To Impactful Virtual Classroom Training

Abilitie

Virtual classrooms are now becoming more commonplace as well due to the increase in available broadband and the next generation of reliable conferencing software, such as Zoom. Since 2014, Abilitie has been offering both our People Management and our Financial Acumen simulations as fully virtual experiences as alternatives to our in-classroom experiences. In 2019, more than one-third of those simulations we delivered were fully virtual. Virtual Training

All About Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)

Dan Keckan

Virtual Instructor-Led Training has been around for decades but spiked in popularity this year due to stay-at-home orders. But even in a post-pandemic world, it is clear that virtual education will continue to reign as the preferred learning method.

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

There are many reasons by I believe that virtual worlds are not dead, dying or disappearing. In fact, I believe that they are gaining momentum and are becoming more and more impactful as the technology gets better and more real world business cases are indicating the value of these environments, in addition there are several initiatives that are examples of the kinds of projects that are are driving virtual worlds. Classes in 3D Worlds and About 3D Worlds.

Virtual Worlds and Compliance

Kapp Notes

Here is an interesting move in the virtual world space. The companies have combined ProtonMedia’s ProtoSphere virtual immersive environment (VIE) with Kaplan EduNeering’s ComplianceWire learning management system. With this integration, a company can now schedule, launch, and track ProtoSphere virtual meetings, conferences, and other learning sessions from ComplianceWire. 3D worlds virtual immersive environment

Answering Some Virtual World Questions

Kapp Notes

The metrics or measurements we need to use in 3D virtual immersive environments must be the same we use in physical environments. We must tie virtual world training events to real world outcomes and that requires pre- and post-test measuring with a comparison to gage impact of the 3D virtual world intervention. We can’t use paper and pencil assessment to measure virtual world outcomes, instead we must.

Four Steps to Contextual Virtual Learning

InSync Training

Our learners face a chaotic, complex, and overloaded world. Blended Learning Instructional Design Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Authentic Learning Modern LearnersThey can (and do) access information immediately when they need it, and often dread training because they see it as a distraction from their pressing responsibilities. So how do we encourage enthusiasm and participation in formal learning programs? Through contextualization and authenticity.

What are the Best Virtual Software Features for Learning?

ReadyTech

Society is changing the digital world we live in today. The traditional classroom has survived throughout the centuries because it offers a structured learning environment that’s guided by an expert. But we can benefit from the same experiences by using virtual classroom software.

The Modern Virtual Classroom Requires Personal Digital Presence

InSync Training

This November I am exploring Digital Writing Month , a “30 Day Adventure to the World of Digital Narrative and Art.”. The November 4 2015 post by Rusul AlRubail concludes with: Digital writing merges traditional forms of writing with the digital world. If digital writing merges traditional forms of writing with the digital world ( read the post! ), then digital conversation merges traditional ways of “talking” with digital expression.

Virtual Training Delivery Success: Tried and Tested Tips

Infopro Learning

The impact of Covid19 on the world of L&D has been significant. This jump has increased the need for online training solutions such as virtual instructor led training programs also known as VILT. A common pitfall that occurs during virtual types of training is distractions.

Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

Origin Learning

Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. What’s Virtual Reality? The term itself refers to a deeply engaging experience of a world which basically doesn’t exist. On the other hand, VR presents a virtual environment to our senses in a way that we can really experience it as if it was completely real. Virtual Reality

Resources for Researching Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

Recently, a number of individuals have inquired about resources for virtual world research. Journal of Virtual World Research --Great resource. This journal has freely available PDF articles describing the vast amount of work being done in virtual worlds. Recently, the journal featured a number of articles on using virtual worlds in the field of Healthcare. Tags: virtual immersive environment 3D Book 3D worlds

7 Practical Tips To Make Virtual Training More Effective And Compelling

Dan Keckan

During this virtual world or "new normal," it is essential to understand that replacing the classroom learning experience with virtual learning is not the direct answer; it requires proper methodologies and practices to make it more effective.

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. We know (or should know) that preparing for a virtual learning program (VLP) is quite different from planning for Instructor-led Training (ILT). Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program. Even with the best virtual platform, you must plan for sound.

Advice from the Virtual Trenches: 10+ Rules For Virtual Facilitators

InSync Training

It was a dark and stormy night… and like most nights, I was in a training session – a virtual training session in a virtual classroom platform. I know that I am a particularly harsh critic when it comes to the quality of virtual training. Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Engagement

3 Benefits a Blended Virtual Onboarding Plan Brings to Your In-House and Remote Workers

Obsidian Learning

In the past, virtual learning assets (microlearning, video, etc.) As we look forward, such assets will be the essential pillars of blended virtual onboarding. As the world turns, markets become global, internet speeds faster—and a virus wreaks havoc world-wide.

How to Convert Instructor-Led Training in a Virtual World with Shannon Tipton

TechSmith Camtasia

Virtual instructor-led training is becoming more vital than ever. She is the founder of Learning Rebels , has over 15 years experience in corporate learning leadership, and specializes in converting instructor-led training from in-person to virtual environments.

The newest realities of the business world are Augmented & Virtual

QuoDeck

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality have changed the way corporates look at content dissemination. Running tests in a virtual environment simulates a real world experience without the high costs involved in real life testing. Your employees are placed in the midst of the action and they can interact with objects just like in the real world. Usual onboarding happens through classroom sessions or presentations.