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 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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Top 10 virtual classroom platforms

Ed App

Using Virtual Classroom Platforms. Virtual classroom platforms have become the norm for training and education. But virtual classrooms come in all different sorts and sizes. Virtual Classroom Platform #1 – EdApp.

Examples of Advanced Virtual Classroom Facilitation Techniques: From Good to. EXCEPTIONAL

InSync Training

If you are a good virtual facilitator (and after the year we have all had, I bet you are!), You’ve mastered the basics of how to teach virtually and have mastered your virtual classroom platform. But technology is still a tool.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Chat

InSync Training

Chat is probably the most familiar tool in the virtual classroom. Virtual classroom facilitators often use the chat feature during virtual learning sessions but often don't maximize its usefulness. Chat is one of the of the easiest ways to encourage interaction in the virtual classroom. Chat is a great tool and it can be used for so much more than Q&A! Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Whiteboards

InSync Training

Thanks to its versatility, the whiteboard is one of the most commonly used tools in the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync VideosYou can use the whiteboard for all kinds of activities, including sharing slides and documents as if they were flipcharts in a traditional setting, or to record participants’ comments, to emphasize important points, and to write exercise instructions.

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. Based on the whitepaper, Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: A Virtual Engagement Primer , this video provides a high-level summary of the tools available on most platforms. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Breakout Rooms

InSync Training

Include this feature in your virtual classroom instructional designs, and participants will not only meet and collaborate with other participants, but they’ll also be more engaged. This video discusses how to best use breakout rooms in the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync VideosBreakout rooms allow groups of two or more participants to meet and collaborate during a larger live online session.

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. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

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.”

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

Generating Genuine Collaboration in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Virtual classroom lessons should be more about learners working together collaboratively than lecture and PowerPoint. But, what purpose does collaboration truly serve and what virtual classroom tools achieve the desired result? Virtual Classroom Collaboration 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsIntellectually, we all recognize that. Why do you suppose we bring people together to learn?

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: 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. Why use these new tools at all? Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

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. As an instructional designer responsible for virtual programs, your job is to apply the science of design in a creative way. Designing impact ful virtual lessons takes more than the science of instructional design; designing for the modern virtual classroom requires an artful approach to creation.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Application Sharing

InSync Training

Application sharing is a popular and powerful, though underutilized feature in the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync VideosThis feature allows the facilitator to share software applications with participants, even if the participants do not have the software installed on their individual machines.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Surveys, Polls & Feedback Tools

InSync Training

One major challenge faced by virtual classroom facilitators is the absence of eye contact and body language that they usually rely on in the traditional classroom. Using surveys, polls and feedback tools in the virtual classroom can offset this lack of physical interaction. These tools help facilitators create engagement and determine whether participants understand the material. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

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.

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. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

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

Virtually There: 6 Techniques That Make Your Virtual Classroom Social

InSync Training

These tools can be used to build community and continue the learning conversation started in the classroom, or they can be used as a stand-alone “just-in-time” set of resources for training in the flow of work—or anything in between. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Learners Social Learning

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.

Virtual Classrooms Today: A Report from an Expert

Convergence Training

After that, we discussed “live online learning,” including webinars and virtual classrooms , with expert Shannon Tipton. Be sure to read her entire article, download her virtual training infographic, and buy her books to learn more. COVID & Virtual Classrooms.

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

G-Cube

There is, however, a long history of debate between the effectiveness of classroom-based trainings versus the ease of use of self-paced e-learning. 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. There are mainly three types of features that are incorporated in virtual classrooms.

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

Pinlearn

The word ‘classroom’ triggers an immediate image in the mind: a teacher standing in front, a whiteboard in the background, a marker in hand, and rows full of students in the opposite direction. This is what a traditional classroom looks like. . What is a virtual classroom?

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-.

Not All Virtual Classrooms Are Created Equal

Jigsaw Interactive

Just like in-person classrooms differ from teacher to teacher, building to building, and state to state, so too do virtual classroom environments. In fact, the setup of your virtual classroom can literally make or break the school year for you and your students.

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. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design

Session Recap - Integrating Social Media into the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Training Magazine Network invited me to present my virtual session, Integrating Social Media into the Virtual Classroom, as part of their “Provocative Ideas Webinar Series.” However, while we can embed the tools necessary for social learning into training events, we cannot force it to happen. Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Social Learning Recording

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. Surveys, Polls, & Feedback Tools.

Your eLearning courses could be closer to your trainees with a Virtual Classroom LMS integration

Paradiso

A virtual classroom LMS is an eLearning tool that brings your students/employees closer to your coach or teacher. Virtual Classroom Platform is a built-in video conferencing tool, designed to open up the power of virtual collaboration in real time. Virtual Classroom LMS Features. It is definitely a better way to learn and collaborate because it simulates a real classroom session.

Set up you real live interaction sessions with Paradiso LMS Virtual Classroom integration

Paradiso

The best way to deliver your course, teach lessons, lectures, develop training activities or any other type of virtual content is using the virtual classroom integration. Paradiso LMS Virtual Classroom integration is so smooth that your users won’t even know where Paradiso LMS ends and the Virtual Classroom tool starts. This integration is one of the most flexible, live virtual classroom solution.

New Learning Activities in Raptivity for Virtual Classroom

Raptivity

Teachers, professors, and trainers across the globe have had to resort to virtual teaching, in a short period of time. On top of that, they also had to look for ways to engage learners effectively, which generally is a challenge with any kind of virtual learning setup.

8 Virtual Classroom LMS Support Services That Drastically Improve Functionality

Dan Keckan

Vendor support is one of the most crucial virtual classroom software features. But which support options should you look for to boost tool functionality? Virtual Training eLearning eBooks LMS Features Virtual Classroom Virtual Learning Environment

Stop Hunting, Start Demo-ing with Virtual Classroom LMS Platform

PSB

The time has come to move your training programs forward into an interactive virtual classroom. But the big question is, which virtual classroom LMS platform is right for your goals? It provides clients with the power of virtual collaboration in real-time.

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?

Challenge Accepted: How You Can Optimize Your Virtual Classroom

Speexx

In the new normal, where the working world will continue to become even more digital after the pandemic, virtual classrooms are an essential element of the digital learning experience. The post Challenge Accepted: How You Can Optimize Your Virtual Classroom appeared first on Speexx.

5 Teaching Techniques That Increase The Worth Of Virtual Classrooms

G-Cube

It is undebatable that learners today differ in competence and motivation levels at all learning platforms, be it a classroom or an e-learning module. Traditional course of teaching in a classroom requires a board, for the teacher to demonstrate. These ‘classrooms’ are similar to traditional classrooms of schools and colleges. Most of the virtual classroom sessions are web-based , and thus a two-way interaction is also made possible, in real-time.

What Teachers Wish Their School Administrators Knew About Virtual Classrooms

Jigsaw Interactive

But what this experience has taught us is that virtual education can be just as effective as in-person learning when it’s implemented properly. So what do school administrators need to understand about virtual classrooms moving forward?