TEACHING ONLINE CLASSES: Interactive Polls Help End Sucky Training

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  One of the easiest ways to engage online students is by displaying quizzes and polls. When I start my classes, displaying a poll is a great way to break the ice and get my class started on the right foot.   Most virtual training platforms (GoToTraining, WebEx, Connect, etc) allow you to create polls within the tool. You can then display the poll to your virtual students on the fly.

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Poll Everywhere in the news: Our favorite press mentions of 2020

Poll Everywhere

In a matter of months, the world had to transition to a fully remote environment. From meetings to classrooms, everyone had to find a way to interact virtually. The Poll Everywhere team spent much of 2020 creating features that would.

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Ways to Maximize Engagement in Your VILT Sessions – There’s More than Polls! [Video]

CommLab India

Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT) is becoming the buzzword in corporate training world in present times. eLearning Design Virtual TrainingThe success of VILT programs depends on the interactivities and collaboration.

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Global Leadership in a Virtual World – Part II

Jigsaw Interactive

Remote working has impacted how businesses recruit by allowing companies to employ people from around the world. In a poll of 350 HR leaders and other employees, they were asked how they supported their team throughout the transition of operating remotely.

ATD Presentation – How to Develop World-Class E-Learning


ATD Presentation – How to Develop World-Class E-learning. Hi everyone and thanks very much for coming along to my session on how to develop world-class e-learning. The post ATD Presentation – How to Develop World-Class E-learning appeared first on Capytech.

Virtual presentations tips that work: be a rockstar from afar

Poll Everywhere

With the entire world adjusting to full remote life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those numbers are expected. The post Virtual presentations tips that work: be a rockstar from afar appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog. Remote meetings and presentations are here to stay – in 2018, 40% of global companies were hybrid and 16% were fully remote. Business Tips

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Global Leadership in a Virtual World – Part III

Jigsaw Interactive

This requires leadership teams to be confident in a time of crisis, whether it’s through virtual leadership development, managing the business’s ability to adapt, or giving workers what they need to thrive. In a poll from Simplilearn , data showed that before COVID-19, 93% of businesses offered skills training to employees. However, with 1 in 4 employees in a remote role, leadership teams are adapting by making training programs increasingly virtual.

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


2 Adjusting for Virtual Settings. “I Lotka points to yet another shortcoming of virtual learning : “engaging and keeping people alert.” In a virtual setting, Lotka calls on and then unmutes just one speaker at a time. Putting up polls that the group will participate in. #4

6 virtual trivia games to play while social distancing

Poll Everywhere

Billions of workers around the world are now working from home, schools continue to remain closed, and 95% of Americans are under stay-at-home orders. The post 6 virtual trivia games to play while social distancing appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog.

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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. 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.

What is a Virtual Instructor-Led Training and Why You Should Invest Now


Did your internet search for what is a virtual instructor-led training lead you here? We have everything you need to know about what is a virtual instructor-led training in this blog post, so read on! You might have heard about virtual instructor-led training, or VILT.

Shifting Demands of Virtual Team Management


According to Pew Research , 62% of the workers they polled who hold bachelor’s degrees say they can do their work from home. According to a Gallup poll , nearly half of the people who worked from home during the pandemic would prefer to keep that arrangement.

Rethinking the virtual summit: 5 tips to increase attendee engagement

Poll Everywhere

Major tech companies around the world are instituting worker travel restrictions and work-from-home policies in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The post Rethinking the virtual summit: 5 tips to increase attendee engagement appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog.

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Engaging Participants 4: Virtual Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations have turned to various forms of online and virtual training because it is cost effective, it reaches a wide audience, and it serves many generations of learners. But we can’t forget that virtual training is not simply there to take the pressure off of the classroom staff. Virtual training, in all of its forms, must be engaging, just as if the content was being delivered in a classroom.

The Top 5 Virtual Instructor-Led Training Platforms For 2021

Roundtable Learning

When you think of virtual meetings or online conferencing, what platforms come to mind? Well, in addition to these two major players in the virtual instructor-led training (VILT) realm, there are other virtual training platforms to consider. . Virtual backgrounds.

Don’t Buy In to These 5 Virtual Selling Myths


So, why am I diving into the myths of virtual selling ? > Watch on-demand: Mastering Virtual Selling: How to Orchestrate Sales Success in a Hybrid World. In my new book, Mastering Virtual Selling , my co-authors and I debunk these common myths.

Enhancing the journey from onboarding to new hire experiences in a virtual world

CLO Magazine

During Compass, Zotec officially welcomes new team members through a virtual experience that includes: Leader-led discussions that explore our origin story, current news and culture of belonging.

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Is virtual led instructor training a necessity now?

Creativ Technologies

There has been a major change in the world, especially since the Covid-19 pandemic happened. Now, how come a webinar is different from virtual instructor-led training? But a virtual instructor-led based training allows participants to share their feedback through the Feedback tab.

Best Practices for Virtual Training

Jigsaw Interactive

Even post-pandemic, it’s safe to say that virtual training isn’t going to go away. In a January 2021 poll , 44% of workers indicated that they want to continue working remotely because it suits them, and 17% want to keep working remotely due to lingering concerns over COVID-19.



After an initial period of controlled chaos, B2B sales organizations have made the major shift from in-person to virtual interactions — and if multiple McKinsey studies are any indication, that shift isn’t a blip. The following strategies from Forbes can help make your virtual event a success.

Why Virtual Education Requires an Actual Virtual Classroom

Jigsaw Interactive

Although online learning has experienced a steady increase over the past decade, it was the COVID-19 pandemic that undeniably spurred its meteoric rise around the world. Virtual classrooms are specifically designed for teaching and learning.

How to get student attention in virtual learning?

Creativ Technologies

Due to the pandemic, every educational institution started using virtual learning. Educators were not happy with the implementation of virtual education. Virtual learning has become a norm now. You can also present students with polls so that they can express their opinions.

10 Virtual Training Ideas

Ed App

Virtual training is the best learning solution for organizations with teams dispersed across different locations and time zones, as well as those who have shifted to remote work as a result of the pandemic. Virtual Training Idea #1 – Allow self-paced learning for your remote workforce.

4 Tips for Engaging Virtual Learners


Virtual learning can sometimes be challenging for learners to stay engaged and attentive. Many courses turn to polls and trivias within their online training software courses as a method of ensuring that learners are acquiring the necessary knowledge.

Are in-person workshops dead? How virtual learning can be as good as the real thing

CLO Magazine

Given the rise in the number of people working from home as a result of the pandemic, these budget dollars are naturally being shifted from in-person instructor-led training to live virtual instructor-led training, or VILT. Case 1: A workshop created for virtual delivery.

Here are all the tools you need to make the most of your virtual meetings

Poll Everywhere

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage across the world, many companies are responding by sending their workers home. (In The post Here are all the tools you need to make the most of your virtual meetings appeared first on Poll Everywhere Blog. We are living through strange and unnerving times, but for most of us, business must go on. In a growing number.

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Tips for webinars or virtual training

Making Change

These aren’t polls or multiple-choice questions. Again, I’m suggesting you do this as a discussion, not a poll. Adding “interactivity” by using polls to vote on non-questions, such as “How many people here have seen a boring PowerPoint presentation?” What are your favorite techniques for live virtual sessions? Get your free 23-page ebook: Training Designer''s Guide to Saving the World. “What works for webinars?”

How to Develop Courses for Virtual Classroom Solutions

Hurix Digital

The world is quickly moving towards virtual classrooms and remote learning. Developing interactive virtual classroom solutions is important to make the learning experience more impactful. Here’s how to go about creating courses for virtual classrooms-. Polls.

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?

6 Ways to Help Universities Create a Virtual Learning Environment

Hurix Digital

In today’s pandemic-hit world, virtual learning environments (VLEs) are irreversibly shaping the way of learning and teaching at universities. What is a virtual learning environment? 6 ways universities can create a meaningful virtual learning environment.

6 Ways to Help K-12 Students Perform Virtual Experiments Remotely

Hurix Digital

However, with many schools operating mostly or even completely virtually, teachers today face the dilemma of recreating this critical experience in a remote learning environment. . This blog aims to outline how teachers can enable their students to perform virtual experiments remotely.

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


The benefits of continuous training in the corporate world are many and agreed upon by all. 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. For some time, the virtual classroom remained a luxury available only to large organizations, thanks to the high tech infrastructure that this technology required.

What’s Happening in the World of Virtual Training Software?


Today’s virtual training software–or virtual instructor-led training (VILT) software to be more specific–and techniques are evolving at an incredible pace. The report provides useful data to help improve the operations and effectiveness of virtual training software and virtual training programs. Compared to traditional face-to-face or classroom-style training, virtual instructor-led training is substantially less costly.

Training Virtual Teams: How to Manage It Effectively


Did you know that over 50 percent of employees across the world work outside their office headquarters for at least 2.5 Managing this growing breed of virtual teams training-wise can be challenging but not impossible. 3 Main Areas of Virtual Teams Training. virtual classroom.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): New Attempt at Conference Polls

Mark Oehlert

» January 09, 2008 New Attempt at Conference Polls Im trying this again with a new service.lets see what happens.well, the polls seem to be working.please use "Comments" for other conference suggestions. January 09, 2008 in Conference News | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference New Attempt at Conference Polls : Comments The comments to this entry are closed.

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How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Conference Experience


On the 23 rd September Nvolve will run our first ever virtual event; the worlds first Workforce Excellence Conference. With 56 speakers and 30 + sessions spread across 3 virtual rooms covering topics related to Employee Experience, Operational Excellence and The Future of Work.

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!