Synchronous Designs for Virtual Classrooms

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Synchronous Designs for Virtual Classrooms. bill-brandon. Fri, 07/30/2021 - 08:00

How Can We Advocate for Learners in the Virtual Classroom?

InSync Training

The virtual classroom offers a flexible, dynamic learning environment for modern learning blends. We often think about questions such as: When can we most appropriately incorporate virtual classrooms into our instructional designs ? How do we best leverage virtual classroom tools like chat , breakout rooms , and synchronized web browsing ? But one question often gets overlooked: How can the instructional team advocate for virtual learners?

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Virtual Classroom Facilitators: Enabling Engagement & Learning

InSync Training

In the mid-1990s, virtual classrooms (then known as ‘synchronousclassrooms) were new. But the people who HAD heard of virtual training were very excited. Soon, they proclaimed, none of us would ever have to go to a brick and mortar classroom again! Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Modern Classroom Advanced FacilitationDon’t believe me? Read some history here !) So new, most people had never heard of them.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Synchronized Web Browsing

InSync Training

Synchronized web browsing can add great interaction to any virtual classroom design. It also provides an opportunity to use the entire internet as potential content in the virtual classroom. It's easy to create engagement using this versatile tool but many virtual classroom designers don't use it. An example from our popular Virtual Classroom Instructional Designer Certificate course is included.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Whiteboards

InSync Training

This is the fourth 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

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.

Best Practices For Enhancing The Virtual Classroom Experience

Dan Keckan

Learn how to create the ultimate live virtual classroom experience with branded materials, heightened engagement, and strategic activities. Virtual Training Flipped Classroom Self-Directed Learning Synchronous Learning Advantages Virtual Classroom

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Chat

InSync Training

This is the second 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. Chat is probably the most familiar tool in virtual classrooms.

10 Virtual classroom software

Ed App

Associating certain spaces with certain activities, like classrooms with listening to a lecture, helps us not only to schedule our time but also instil activity patterns in our brains – we know that in this space, surrounded by those people we need to focus more. Virtual Classroom #1 EdApp.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Breakout Rooms

InSync Training

This is the third 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

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. Because the virtual classroom is not the same as the traditional classroom, and we need to adapt our engagement techniques in order to create meaningful, learner-centered programs.

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. Synchronized Web Browsing.

New Whitepaper - Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics

InSync Training

Virtual training design doesn’t need to be difficult – but designers do need a working knowledge of the features and tools each virtual classroom provides. In this white paper, we’ll be sharing high-level summaries of virtual classroom tools, including chat, breakout rooms, whiteboards, application sharing, synchronized web browsing, and survey and feedback tools. Virtual Classroom Engagement

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Application Sharing

InSync Training

This is the fifth 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. A very popular feature in virtual classrooms is application sharing.

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

Dan Keckan

In this article, I share 7 virtual classroom software activities to prep your employees during and after the coronavirus crisis. Virtual Training eLearning eBooks LMS Features Synchronous Learning Activities Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment

What is a Virtual Classroom? Definition, Features & Benefits.

BrainCert

Giving a one-line definition for virtual classroom platforms can get tricky. Even for someone working in the online teaching industry or someone using virtual classrooms every day. ​What is a virtual classroom? Virtual Classroom

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.

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.

On-Demand Learning vs Virtual Classrooms

Jigsaw Interactive

As technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, more and more people are stepping outside of the traditional classroom in favor of learning online. With a virtual classroom, also called synchronous learning, the teacher and students all interact with one another in real-time.

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. If you are an experienced virtual classroom designer, please build on the basics and share your expertise. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

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?

Live Online Learning: What Are The Differences Between A Webinar And A Virtual Classroom?

Dan Keckan

Webinars and virtual classrooms are different—but how? Synchronous Learning Online Facilitators Synchronous Learning Advantages Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning EnvironmentAnd does that affect the number of people, what you can cover, and how to run a session? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

10 Crucial Features To Look For In Your New Virtual Classroom Software

Dan Keckan

Synchronous training software lets you blend VILT sessions with on-the-spot support. But which features should you look for in your next virtual classroom LMS? Virtual Training eLearning eBooks LMS Features Online Training Software Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment

How Virtual Classrooms Can Help Students Who Need Remedial Work

Jigsaw Interactive

Asynchronous vs. Synchronous Learning. Nowadays, more schools have implemented virtual classrooms wherein students and teachers engage in synchronous learning. Platforms like Jigsaw Interactive and many others enable synchronous online learning.

Why Virtual Education Requires an Actual Virtual Classroom

Jigsaw Interactive

Schools raced to shutter their doors to keep people safe, and classroom teachers had only days to start teaching virtually, most with little to no training ahead of time. Web conferencing systems were built with large corporate meetings in mind — not student classrooms and learning.

Best Practices for Enhancing the Virtual Classroom Experience

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Live virtual classroom training is here to stay. Whether your employees are 100% remote or working in a hybrid environment, these flexible work arrangements have made virtual classroom learning an attractive choice for L&D professionals, especially since the onset of the pandemic.

Online Learning Methods You Can Use in your Virtual Classroom

WizIQ Education & Technology

Online learning is the reimagining of the educational process that maximizes available virtual classroom software. learning LMS Online Education asynchronous online courses blended online courses gamification hybrid online courses learning management systems online learning methods synchronous online coursesLearning is skills or knowledge acquired through study, experience or being taught.

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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? Ever since the concept of Human Computer Interaction has come to the limelight, all things virtual have become increasingly important. Virtual worlds, virtual environments and virtual classrooms are suddenly the focus of all Internet technology design.

Reimagining the Virtual Classroom by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Flipping the virtual classroom to move away from lectures and add collaborative activities can reinvigorate eLearning while. blending asynchronous with synchronous sessions. Blended Learning Instructional Design Virtual Classrooms

Moving to the Virtual Classroom: A Trainer’s Roadmap to Success with Cindy Huggett #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

She’s been doing virtual classroom since 2001. She wrote the book: Virtual Training Basics Two types of virtual training: webinar vs. classroom One def of virtual training: “an online synchronous instructor led class with participants in dispersed locations, that uses a virtual classroom software program” vILT (virtual instructor led) Step #1: Clarify definitions and expectations. Ask what do you mean by virtual training?

Buzzword Decoder: Virtual Classroom by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Converting in-person instruction to virtual eLearning can save travel costs and make it feasible to offer the training to many more learners, particularly in companies with multiple sites or a mobile or remote workforce. It’s possible to combine elements of synchronous training with elements of asynchronous eLearning, creating a “flipped classroom” model. Instructional Design Virtual Classrooms

Best Practices for Using Synchronous Online Classroom Software

ReadyTech

As a result, virtual instructors now have to decide whether synchronous or asynchronous learning is better for their students. virtual classroom remote classroom

Super Synchronous SMEs: Subject Matter Experts as Virtual Trainers

InSync Training

Virtual Classroom - Facilitation To reduce costs and get business-critical data to the workforce more quickly, organizations are finding it expedient to reduce their dependency on the training function and give Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) the responsibility for educating workers.

Best Practices for Moving Instructor-Led Training to Webinars and Virtual Classrooms (Live Online Learning)

Convergence Training

In this article, we’re focusing on a discussion Michelle had with Shannon Tipton , owner of Learning Rebels , and Jo Cook , owner of Lightbulb Moment , on live online training, which includes both webinars and virtual classrooms. When is a virtual classroom the right approach?

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

Synchronous. Synchronous refers to eLearning offerings where you participate as part of a group and everyone in the group needs to be logged in at the same time. Live webinars and virtual classrooms are both great examples. What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS).

(The Right) Learning Modalities To Deliver Digital Learning: Part 4

Dan Keckan

In this article, I’m taking a deeper dive on what research tells us are the main benefits and barriers of synchronous elements. Synchronous Learning Digital Learning Synchronous Learning Activities Synchronous Learning Advantages Virtual Classroom

When Good Learning Technologies Go Bad

InSync Training

The virtual classroom can be easy and work flawlessly but sometimes you get learners speaking out, saying they cannot see slides building, the slides are moving slowly or they cannot hear the presenter. As part of our Expert Synchronous Producer (ESP) certificate course at InSync Training, we discuss and share the “4-Step Disaster Recovery Process,” which addresses how to diagnose problems and minimize anxieties to keep the session going.

Synchronous Software Scavenger Hunts

Experiencing eLearning

Application training via a synchronous tool like WebEx, Adobe Connect, or Elluminate too often ends up with passive learners. I’m guilty of this myself too; I’ve done some boring synchronous training that didn’t offer any opportunity to practice skills. Sometimes synchronous training is what we need to do though, so I’ve been trying to find ways to make it more effective. Four Steps to Effective Virtual Classroom Training.

What Is Synchronous Learning? Less Than 100 Words

Roundtable Learning

Ready to learn more about synchronous learning? Let’s dive into what synchronous learning is, how it differs from asynchronous learning , and its benefits and disadvantages. . What Is Synchronous Learning? Video conferencing through virtual instructor-led training (VILT).

Virtual Training Tips: Efficiently Managing The Transition To Online Learning

Dan Keckan

Due to its cost-effectiveness, virtual training has become one of the most appealing eLearning trends. Corporate organizations and educational institutes alike now include virtual class sessions in their training strategies.