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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Looking for Ideas on How to Measure Virtual World Learning

Kapp Notes

I have a couple of ideas, about measuring virtual world learning but would love to have input from others to learn how they are assessing the learning taking place in virtual worlds, please comment on your blog and then link in the comments of this blog any ideas or examples of how you are assessing learning in 3D Virtual Immersive Environments. This can even be done when asking learners to create content in-world.


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4 Tips to Build Sales Relationships and Engagement in a Virtual World


2 Adjusting for Virtual Settings. “I Lotka talks specifically of a teaching experience in Japan when her Maximum Impact selling program was fully translated for the audience. Lotka points to yet another shortcoming of virtual learning : “engaging and keeping people alert.”

Sheila Jagannathan: Teaching the World

CLO Magazine

But over her career they have blossomed, and Jagannathan, now lead learning specialist and program manager of World Bank’s Open Learning Campus, or OLC, has been active in this evolution. In 2001, after spending time in the private sector and with government agencies, Jagannathan joined the World Bank Institute in Washington, D.C., The World Bank has clients and staff across the globe, many in developing countries with few resources to travel for training.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

curriculum design in place that teaches and trains people on the skills they need. assessments, or any initial ideas for the solution. support staff from around the world. some initial ideas or hypotheses regarding the solution. review your ideas and see.

Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3


Online Class Orientation Ideas. Take a virtual field trip. PK-5: Minecraft: Education – Open world game that promotes problem solving. Check back to our blog and social media feeds for the final step in this series: Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 1


Does your organization have access to an online conference platform to teach synchronously? . If you are missing any of these items above, this checklist from Michigan Virtual has some great suggestions. How will you teach? . This webinar has some ideas to help engage learners.

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How to Teach Online

General Assembly

As the spread of COVID-19 continues to transform daily life around the world, we at General Assembly have been paying close attention to how the virus is upending education: Over 1,000 colleges have been impacted, representing more than 13 million students.

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Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online: Step 3


Online Class Orientation Ideas. Take a virtual field trip. PK-5: Minecraft: Education – Open world game that promotes problem solving. Missed the other steps or need a refresher in the Navigating the Journey to Teaching and Learning Online series ?

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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. Shannon Tipton teaches, consults, and helps organizations think differently about workplace learning. VILT, or virtual instructor-led training, is when this training moves into a virtual space.

Teaching the World through Open Learning

TechSmith Camtasia

Michael Busby is working hard to teach the world about geography through open, online learning. He now teaches multiple geography classes and is an administrator at Murray State’s GIS lab. “I Due to his condition, the faculty member could no longer teach. The university asked me to take over his world geography class because of my passion for the subject. It worked out so well, I’ve been teaching world geography classes ever since.”.

How To Start An Online English Teaching Business And Make Money


But you might become tired of teaching the same lessons over and over again and the limitations associated with teaching for someone else are several. . Instead, you can teach your students according to your convenience from the comfort of your home. .

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Teaching Higher Order Skills in a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

Another question about virtual worlds and learning. abstraction; synthesis; evaluation; experimentation; reflection) in a virtual world? Virtual worlds are ideal for placing a learner into a problem solving situation. For teaching higher order skills it is always good idea because it requires the learner to apply multiple levels of thought to a situation. Students standing outside of green building on MSIT island.

7 Key Benefits of Game-Based Education in a Digital World

Hurix Digital

Taking the students from one academic content to another with the least possible deviation in teaching methods. Game-based education is a type of innovative teaching methodology that defines learning outcomes. This game allows learners to run a complete virtual factory.

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


All thanks to new technologies, yet another image of classrooms is evolving to include much more than this traditional image – online class setup or Virtual Classrooms. What is a virtual classroom? There has been a steep boost in the popularity of virtual classrooms recently.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today. Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field. Should these individuals make it to the finish line and become English teachers, they will come to rely on certain technologies to help them effectively teach English to speakers of other languages.

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Top Tools for Online Teaching


Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. Online Learning and Distance Education Resources is run by Tony Bates and is dense with tools for improving distance education around the world. Simply put, Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that transforms presentations so viewers can better see your ideas, understand them, and remember them.

The Extensive World of E-Learning- The World Growing by Leaps and Bounds

Dynamic Pixel

Today the world of E-learning is progressing at a fast pace. Also known as digital learning, it has been widely acknowledged by students all over the world. As time passed, the World Wide Web came into existence.

The Top Trending Course Topic Ideas in 2020


Do you want to teach online and start your online course business? People from all over the world are hoping to improve their skills, learn more about or excel in a particular subject area, and they are choosing to invest in online courses. Image Source: Virtual Kenpo.

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Why you should adopt Virtual Reality in Education Industry?


Educational Institutions – Adopted transformation in the mode of teaching! The ancient education was bestowed with a classroom and a teacher teaching the methodologies and skills which was given in the books. Virtual Reality The students can sense, feel, and experience reality.

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching in the Workplace


It’s tough to determine how many native English speakers there are in the world today. Every day, more people wanting to teach English are signing up for various types of ELT courses and dreaming of making a difference in this all-important field. Should these individuals make it to the finish line and become English teachers, they will come to rely on certain technologies to help them effectively teach English to speakers of other languages.

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Top 7 Internet Tools to Brainstorm Ideas for Your MOOC

Your Training Edge

In order for an MOOC to work, it needs to be built around an intriguing idea that will capture the attention of every single participant, be it a student, or an employee of the company. Easier said than done, because great ideas don’t exactly grow on trees. Fortunately, there are 7 fantastic online tools and resources that can help you develop ideas and methods which will connect with the participants and teach them new skills.

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The Ultimate Virtual National Sales Meeting Checklist


Now that 90% of sales are virtual, it’s more important than ever to make sure your sellers have mastered the techniques of selling when they can’t meet in person. But planning a virtual sales meeting when you’ve relied on in-person sessions may feel like an impossible task.

Top 10 virtual training platforms

Ed App

Virtual training has become an essential part of today’s learning landscape. In this article, we will take a look at 10 of the top virtual training platforms out there. But first, let’s define what virtual training is and why it is important. What Is Virtual Training?

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner by Jon on January 11, 2011 in Informal Learning , social learning The idea that right brained thinkers will dominate business in the coming century has been gaining momentum since it was first popularized several years ago by Dan Pink in his bestselling book A Whole New Mind.

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Effective virtual facilitation

E-Learning Provocateur

As virtual classes rapidly become de rigueur , the need for an effective virtual facilitation framework accelerates. I propose the 5-stage model of e-moderation developed by world-renowned networked learning guru, Gilly Salmon. Here’s my take on each one, based on my reading of E-Moderating: The Key to Teaching & Learning Online and of course my own two-cent’s worth… Stage 1: Access & motivation.

Encourage Avatar Customization in a Virtual World Class

Kapp Notes

When first introducing learners to a virtual immersive environment (VIE), it might seem like a waste of time to allow learners to customize their avatar. Don't ignore or "brush off" the fact that personalizing an avatar is a big part of the 3D virtual immersive environment experience. As research indicates, people become very vested in their avatar, this vesting needs to be accommodated in the entire process of having learners enter a virtual world.

Using Virtual Worlds in the Conspiracy to Create an ah-ha Moment

Kapp Notes

Yesterday, I had the privilege of touring a fascinating project in the 3D virtual immersive environment of Second Life. It is called The Virtual Worlds Story Project with the tag line "Weaving the Narrative Threads of Our Lives." My tour guides for the experience were Marty Keltz and Jena Ball who have created a three-dimensional experience engineered to teach about the HIV/AIDS pandemic called The Life and Times of Uncle D.

Imagined worlds

Learning with e's

One of the new skills that teachers will need to master in the future will be the ability to manage virtual learning spaces. The use of web based resources and networked computers enable students to enter worlds previously inaccessible, allowing them to explore within that imagined world we call 'cyberspace'. Such imagined worlds can also be very flexible, in that they represent spaces where the student is not constrained by the traditional boundaries of space and place.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It was the first ever public session for Placeware - a virtual meeting software company that was much later acquired by Microsoft and became Microsoft Live Meeting. After that experience, I vowed to try to stink up virtual presentations less in the future. I looked at Virtual Classroom , Distance Learning , ILT , Teaching Distance Learning.

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Finding a MMOLE/Virtual Learning World Vendor

Kapp Notes

Successful projects start by aligning virtual world needs with your organization’s goals. Whether the goal is to reach out to alumni through a shared virtual space or creating a virtual machine shop to teach safety to mechanics, the underlying purpose and business objective must be articulated to the vendor. The virtual learning marketplace is relatively young and is just now beginning an accelerated growth path. Visit the virtual space yourself.

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A Megadose of Inspiration & Ideas: Introducing Litmos LIVE


Litmos LIVE is the world's largest virtual, corporate learning summit and will be held November 7-8, 2018. The session tracks at Litmos LIVE are designed to bring you directly to the type of material you seek -- from thought-leadership talks to real-world success stories to hands-on Litmos training and more. Litmos LIVE will address questions, such as: What did 2018 teach us about what works and what doesn’t? It’s all-too-common to get into a work rut.

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Understanding Financial Services Clients in a Digital-First World


Winner of Allego’s Trailblazer Award and Executive Vice President for Retirement for Ash Brokerage (not to mention author of Winning Strategies), McGlothlin’s work helped position his company up for incredible success in a digital-first world.

3D Virtual Immersive Environment: Conceptual Orienteering

Kapp Notes

Teaching concepts involves providing the learner with examples and non-examples of the concept and then allowing the learner to determine the attributes that describe the concept. The learner can then get behind the wheel of a virtual car and see and feel the effects of trying to drive while "drunk." For example, there is a location in Second Life that shows what the world looks like from the view of a schizophrenic.

Virtual Reality Could Help Develop Soft Skills

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality in its current form has been proved to work well in industries where special technical training is needed. One tantalizing possibility for the future of virtual reality training is in the area of soft skills. Anders Gronstedt of digital training consultancy The Gronstedt Group said VR not only allows people to step into another world but also lets them walk a mile in the shoes of another person. “VR

What Business Can Learn from Remote Teaching


A futurist’s out-of-the-box ideas on how education should develop provide inspiration for the training programs of today. Virtual learning: Graduation no longer the top priority. He thinks that, like the Khan Academy, the future of education will be more learner-centered and more often virtual, offering these big predictions: – Physical schools may become less necessary and the purpose of school buildings will change dramatically.

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10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

With that said, have you ever thought about using your real-life business experiences as teaching or training examples to your staff? Aside from the time it will take for you to write up the case study, and the time you permit for employees to get together to discuss it (in person or online), virtually nothing. You need to create a forum for facilitating learning and exchanging ideas. If you think training and development is out of your reach, think again.