Virtual Classroom Tool Tips: Chat, Breakout Rooms, and more!

InSync Training

They all include a variety of virtual classroom tools ! When instructional designers incorporate their use into training programs and facilitators leverage them during delivery, tools can increase learner engagement.

How to Go Live: Virtual Classroom Instructional Design Tips

InSync Training

Moving learning live online requires a reframing of perspective about the value of virtual classroom experiences and the responsibility of facilitators in this environment. Virtual learning experiences include layers – each element building on and enabled by the one before it.

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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. How can we assess how things are really going in a virtual facilitation setting?

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. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Learner Engagement

How to Go Live: The First Step to Moving Great Programs to the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

You know that training program you facilitate in the classroom next week? Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Social LearningPicture this: your boss comes to you and says, “Hey! Guess what?! I need you to teach it live online.” You likely react with panic and surprise.

Moving Quickly to the Virtual Classroom? Create a Show Flow!

InSync Training

Lately, the virtual classroom has become the most popular kid in school. When asked by clients what a new virtual blend involves, we liken it to a stage production. Blended Learning Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Teams & Modern Workplace

Tales from the Virtual Classroom Crypt

InSync Training

It was a dark and stormy Tuesday, and all across the globe seasoned virtual classroom facilitators faced a malicious monster: a modern classroom meltdown. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Global Virtual Classroom

Not Another Recorded Webinar! How To Use Virtual Classroom Recordings

InSync Training

When should we record live virtual classroom sessions, and how can we design quality, engaging recordings for on-demand audiences? I’ve never been fond of recording all virtual classes and making them available on demand. I’ve always felt that devalues live virtual instruction.

Hindsight is 2020 - 20 Years of Driving Digital Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

To answer a commonly asked question, the name WASN’T a play on the name of a popular boy band of the time - back then, virtual classrooms were called ‘synchronous classrooms’ so I felt the name would be compelling. On January 3, 2000, I created a company named InSync Training.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Basics

InSync Training

A working knowledge of the features of the online classroom will simplify the process of designing virtual and blended learning. Leveraging chat, whiteboards, and more allows you to adapt engagement techniques to create meaningful, learner-centered programs.

6 Simple Tips for Stellar Virtual Classroom Facilitation

InSync Training

Whether presenting an informational webinar or facilitating a multi-part virtual learning series that’s part of a larger blend, teaching live online requires pizzazz and purpose. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Modern Classroom Advanced Facilitation

Best Practices: Audio in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

As we navigate designing, producing and facilitating virtual classroom and blended learning, we identify solutions to common challenges. For example, as anyone who has taught or participated in a virtual learning environment knows, audio plays a key role in a program’s success.

The Art of Design for the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

The modern virtual classroom calls for modern design which stimulates engagement, exploits multiple instructional tools , and creates an authentic learning environment. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

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.

Shorten The Virtual Classroom Adoption Curve: Start With New Hires

InSync Training

I’m frequently asked, “When is a good time to introduce virtual classroom training programs to my organization?” As with most innovative learning approaches, organizations may resist adopting virtual classrooms, since they’re different from the status quo.

5 Virtual Classroom Hacks for Facilitators, Designers, And Producers

InSync Training

We''ve recently published our 2015 schedule , including our flagship programs for virtual facilitation and virtual instructional design techniques plus cutting-edge titles dealing with topics such as the mobile virtual classroom , the social virtual classroom , and the global virtual classroom.

Part 2: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

InSync Training

Recently InSync Training worked with a multinational software company to maximize the value of their existing learning content by transitioning it to the virtual and blended classroom. We believe these challenges are universal to virtual classroom and blended learning implementation.

What Makes a Great Virtual Classroom Producer? Advice from an Expert

InSync Training

InSync Training’s team includes a group of fantastic virtual classroom producers, or assistant facilitators, who provide professional event support to our clients, and our Certificate course and Workshop facilitators.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

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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.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer

InSync Training

This is the first 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.

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.”

Virtually There: Developing Competencies of Virtual Classroom Facilitators

InSync Training

Moving from the role of traditional trainer to virtual facilitator isn't easy. It takes practice and training to ensure that facilitators are virtually competent. Traditional classroom trainers have skills that make training sessions successful.

Virtual Classroom Facilitator Competencies: The Big Picture

InSync Training

Developed by InSync Training, the Virtual Facilitator Competency Model defines the skills virtual facilitators need to create virtual learning experiences that meet or exceed outcomes expected in traditional face-to-face learning programs.

Virtual Classroom 101: How To Preserve Knowledge Retention

Roundtable Learning

Switching to a virtual classroom from classroom-based instructor-led training (ILT) may change the learning experience, but it doesn’t have to negatively impact the learning outcomes. What Are Instructor-Led Trainings And Virtual Classrooms?

Which Features of Virtual Classrooms Are Best for My Training Program?

ReadyTech

Out of all the technological innovations in the education sector in the past few decades, nothing has revolutionized learning more than virtual classrooms. And it is for both their efficiency and effectivity that virtual classroom software programs continue to rise in popularity.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Surveys, Feedback, & More!

InSync Training

This is the seventh 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.

8 Ways Facilitators Can Foster Environmental Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

If an individual hates the virtual classroom, does it have an impact on the success of the program? In the case of the virtual classroom, this environmental engagement begins with comfort with the capabilities and requirements of the virtual classroom.

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.

Citrix Session Recap - 5 Steps to Making Your Virtual Classroom Mobile and Social

InSync Training

Citrix GoToTraining kindly invited InSync Training President Jennifer Hofmann to share her five steps for making the virtual classroom mobile and social with their audience on November 3, 2015. Determine why and when you should choose mobile and/or social learning for your program.

The Importance of Voice Search and Virtual Classrooms in Learning Platforms

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In this blog post, we will examine the importance of voice-based search and the presence of virtual classrooms in learning platforms. Or you could ask the system to let you know if any new assignments have been added or a new module added to a program that you are studying.

6 benefits that will bring to your company the use of a Virtual Classroom Software

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A Virtual classroom software is an e-learning platform where users can learn, interact, communicate, view and discuss their content through a video call platform accessed from the web. Adding a Virtual Classroom Software to your learning programs will build a more effective teaching/learning process. FEATURES OF A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM PLATFORM. Virtual Classroom Software benefits.

Why Create a Virtual Classroom?

TalentLMS

Thanks to the plethora of educational technology tools available, eLearning developers can quickly create a virtual classroom. The question is, why should you create a virtual classroom? In the eLearning environment, an eLearning course is essentially a virtual classroom.

Virtual Learning 101: Learner Engagement and Session Scheduling

InSync Training

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

Translating Activities Into the Virtual Classroom

ATD Learning Technologies

Often moving classroom activities for a virtual classroom is less about creating the actual content, and more about mapping out and creating the learner journey. A terminal objective is your learning outcome, the main goal you want to achieve with your training program.

Taking Your Training Global? Don’t Forget Instructional Design!

InSync Training

As our organizations expand, we will rarely create a training program that will only have one delivery run in one location. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Global Virtual Classroom Blended Learning Instructional Design

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