5 Must-Have Features of a Virtual Classroom

ATD Learning Technologies

Just like traditional face-to-face learning, it takes time and practice to manage your virtual classroom effectively. Amy Thornton highlights five features to be nonnegotiable when selecting a virtual classroom. Click here to read full version

The best option for virtual training is to get an LMS for online courses


This platform is specially designed to increase the learning experience that is carried out in a virtual way within the LMS platform. An LMS for online courses has all the necessary characteristics to not only replace the traditional classroom but also enhance the user’s experience through tools such as gamification , high interactivity with content or even the use of artificial intelligence. Paradiso LMS caters to virtually all types of mobile devices and all browsers.

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

You’re sitting in a classroom watching a presentation – which started late to allow the “stragglers” to show up – when about 10 minutes in it dawns on you… What am I doing here? However the traditional classroom has plenty of downsides too.

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

You’re sitting in a classroom watching a presentation – which started late to allow the “stragglers” to show up – when about 10 minutes in it dawns on you… What am I doing here? However the traditional classroom has plenty of downsides too.

Five great resources for presenters

Good To Great

The thought of speaking to a large group of people for any prolonged period of time (whether in a real or virtual venue) used to terrify me and still makes me nervous. Learning and training Presenting Quick links and inspiration eln iitt inspiration lsg presenting virtual classroom webinar

8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

While I think there are many legitimate reasons why an organization should partake in virtual immersive environments (VIEs) for learning and collaboration, there are also some "less-than-comfortable" reasons organizations are leaning in this direction. They are looking for safer alternatives to meeting face-to-face and virtual worlds is an option. This will become especially acute if a more fatal version of the H1N1 flu starts to spread. Enter virtual immersive environments.

Engaging Learners with Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Garrison and Kanuka defined ‘Blended Learning’ as – “At its simplest, blended learning is the integration of classroom face-to-face learning experiences with online learning experiences.” Blended learning has its roots in both classroom teaching and online learning.

Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

What is the training effectiveness measure? These inputs help in defining the following: Learning modality and materials – ILT (instructor-led training), WBT/CBT (web-based or computer-based training), or blended learning with virtual classroom.

Moodle VS Blackboard – Who’s the winner?


Virtual Classroom. Moodle: With the free Moodle version, you would see ads on the UI and this would translate into bad user experience for your users.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

Talented Learning

Also on the administrative side, SCORM, AICC, xAPI, videos, digital documents, virtual classrooms, and instructor-led training (ILT) can be managed in one or more catalogs you can create — for internal or external audiences. Establish seat limit for each classroom module.

7 Ways to Reap the Benefits of Virtual Training


Virtual learning provides an exciting, efficient, and economical alternative to traditional learning. You can now deliver training faster and more effectively than ever before. What are the benefits of virtual delivery? With people increasingly spending time online, it’s often easier to hold their attention in a virtual environment. Financial companies can create virtual compliance training. Here are the top 7 ways to get the most out of virtual training.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions


BizLibrary’s complete learning platform meets the needs of today’s learners involved with both online training and classroom training. It seamlessly handles off-the-shelf and custom courseware, instructor-led, “blended,” and virtual classes, videos, and a wide range of informal learning content. The Litmos API platform allows you to integrate with any system, including a separate version that integrates with Salesforce (“Litmos LMS for Salesforce”). VIRTUAL CLASSROOM.

Blended learning vs elearning and face-to-face training

Leo Learning

Perhaps because of the above, classroom learning tends to consist of occasional, one-off events, so days can be long, with too much for learners to take in and retain. This post is an updated version of a blog originally published in November 2017.

Post ERP End-user Training – Time to Assess? Nay… Time to Play!

CommLab India

Be it a real or virtual classroom, a trainer can easily recognize whether learners are able to understand the content being taught through a few subtle hints. You need to create a virtual environment of your organization; either 2D or 3D.

Redefining the Taxonomy of eLearning

CommLab India

Instructional designers have for long fallen back on the celebrated Bloom’s classification system, created for traditional classroom training, to define their learning objectives and create courses that meet the needs of learners.

Top Project Management Online Platforms For Distributed eLearning Teams

Adobe Captivate

This remote model doesn’t begin in the virtual classroom, of course. The free version is specifically targeted for students and teachers to collaborate. This means team members don’t have to keep uploading new and improved versions.

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

For example, mobile learning, TinCan (now xAPI), virtual classrooms and social learning were once considered cutting-edge but are all familiar now.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

For this review, we evaluated the Pro version and not the Salesforce nor Training Ops version of Litmos.). Premium Salesforce integration version. Did not find any way to manage localized versions of the same piece of content. Virtual Classroom.

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How to Convert Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning


A dull voice or an inappropriate speaker can ruin the overall effect. Blended learning – this type of learning combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods.

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Virtual and Augmented Reality : The Future of E-learning

CommLab India

Virtual reality and augmented reality are two popular buzzwords in the e-learning world. What is Virtual Reality (VR)? Virtual reality or VR is the term for a three dimensional, computer generated environment which a person can explore and interact with.

Flipped Classroom Model: The Future-Present of Blended Learning

Leo Learning

Joanna draws on her experiences as a blended learning specialist, as well as her work with the Flipped Classroom Model of blended learning and how it’s very relevant to L&D today. Discovering the Flipped Classroom Model of Blended Learning.

The State of Mobile


I’ve argued that there are four major categories of mLearning: Augmenting Formal (Learning): extending courses in meaningful ways beyond the classroom (real or virtual). Spacing learning is critical to having the effects persist past the learning experience.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 1:30PM – 2:30PM PT: Facilitation Agility: Off the Rails but Still on Track (Free for IPL members) Planning and delivering effective learning events requires not only skills in adult education, curriculum design and training, but also the ability to adjust to changing conditions.

e-Learning Glossaries


It is important that e-Learning professionals, researchers, experts, and learners have a common basis in order to communicate effectively. E-Learning Essentials Common e-learning terms used in online education including accreditation, virtual classroom, community, university, college, etc. ► September (1) 5 things you (perhaps) don't know about eFront ► August (2) From version 3.6 to version 3.6.6

Software Upgrade Training and Support

Tony Karrer

Are people changing just the software version and interfaces or are process changes happening also? More broadly I also like to see up-front communications, introductory sessions to the system (virtual classroom), minimal training, access to hybrid reference and support, and follow-on "office hours" that allow people to ask questions, tell us problems they've found. Office hours can be an amazingly effective tool.

E-Learning Strategy – The Right Way to Success

eLearning 24-7

On a side note, some vendors call it “virtual classrooms” Do you want to track your learners? To effectively calculate budget don’t just think today. Think about the following: If people are going to access internally (at your company) what version of browser software do you have? What version of Office are you using. What version of Flash are you using? If the vendor uses Flash, they might not support older versions.

The Importance of Personalized Learning – Part 1 of 3 – K12


Pioneering educators are creating personalized learning experiences by experimenting with blended learning approaches that mix up live classroom interaction with self-paced and virtual classroom activities. The “flipped-classroom” is an example of this.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

Skillfully blending these elements together will ultimately give you the most effective training and the best results for your company. The use of interactive multimedia, if well done, can make the instruction much more interesting and effective. Also, remember that training, regardless of how well it is designed, is not effective unless the employees are properly motivated to take it. It requires physical classrooms and everyone must gather in one place at one time.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

Q: I’m looking for a LMS that has classroom mgt, can have abc learners see only one course or a set of courses, while another group sees a different set of courses and I need to batch upload my learners. A: Virtually every LMS vendor out there in the marketplace provides these features. Just a quick overview of common features folks ask and virtually all systems offer (this is by no means an entire list). Market themselves effectively.

Is Attention Important in Learning?

The Learning Circuits

With Office 12, we will do things to make it a lot easier for people to be more effective in the way they manage all of these communication mechanisms," Capossela said. IBM also is looking at solutions to manage scheduling for the next version of Lotus Workplace, part of IBM's collection of software that rivals Office. For example, this virtual agent or avatar can deal with lower-level requests for attention and decisions around what to pick up at the grocery store.

Housing a Love for Learning: Coldwell Banker’s David Birnbaum

CLO Magazine

It wasn’t until a decade later, while giving a presentation to the sales and marketing team, that Birnbaum became reacquainted with the classroom scenario he relished throughout his youth. For example, CBU introduced a virtual learning component in the mid-2000s, before Birnbaum arrived. “People were struggling to embrace virtual classrooms, WebEx classes and self-study programs,” he said.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year. link] January 3-6, 2013 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 26 th , Santiago, Chile. Clayton R.

Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Top five tips for creating effective interactions - Spicy Learning , June 14, 2010 Interactions pose a dilemma to all instructional designers. While they can be fun, visually exciting and effective, they can also require a lot of development and be difficult to create. It’s worth taking the time to get your approach to interactions right because they’re key to making e-learning effective. Virtualization has become a growing trend and for good reason.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

If SL has this effect on other women, then it wont be the most effective place to send female employees as part of an elearning experience. However, ideas taken from Second Life, minus the cultural trappings, could be effective. If 3D synchronous learning is indeed the wave of the future, Id say this gender divide in SL speaks to the need for more corporately-styled virtual worlds such as Protosphere by Protonmedia or OLIVE by Forterra.