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Part 7: 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 implementation.

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. Virtual Classroom Implementation Strategy Challenge 2: Preparing Facilitators.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

BYTE Session Recap: Developing Competencies for Virtual Classroom Facilitators

InSync Training

On June 15th, I presented "Developing Competencies for Virtual Classroom Facilitators" for our highly popular InSync BYTE series. With over 100 training professionals in attendance, the conversation was engaging and enlightening.

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 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.

Virtually There: Developing Competencies of Virtual Classroom Designers

InSync Training

Virtual instructional designers will need to participate as learners in the environment and be trained on how to use the technology to its best instructional advantage. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design Design virtually there

Virtual Classroom Implementation & Design: Frequently Asked Questions

InSync Training

At InSync Training, we often provide informational sessions to workgroups in the midst of adopting a virtual training or blended learning strategy. Blended learning Cultural intelligence Virtual Classroom Design Facilitation Engagement Webinars

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. Virtual Classroom Engagement

Part 4: 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 implementation.

4 Keys to Designing for the Global Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

Making the Virtual Classroom Global. Naturally, the virtual classroom paves the way for working with these global audiences more easily. How are you adapting to respond to these changes in your classroom? Virtual Classroom Learn Anywhere

Part 6: 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 implementation.

Part 3: 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 classroom and blended learning. We believe these challenges are universal to virtual classroom implementation.

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.

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.

Virtual Classroom Adoption – The Four Stages of Change

InSync Training

Adopting, and excelling at, the virtual classroom is much more about attitudinal change than it is about implementing technology. Ultimately, people need to BELIEVE that the virtual classroom will work. Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Organizations spend more time worrying about firewalls, security, hardware, and software (important topics all) than they think about adoption and usability.

Get Real! Using the Virtual Classroom to Teach Authentically

InSync Training

The face-to-face classroom is often considered to be the BEST environment in which to deliver training, and when that option isn’t logistically or economically feasible it''s only then that we look to the virtual classroom as the runner-up option.

Five Best Practices When Converting Classroom Content for the Virtual Classroom by Adam Stone

Learning Solutions Magazine

Taking traditional training materials online is akin to substituting baking soda for baking powder. Blended Learning Design Strategies Training Strategies Virtual ClassroomsIt can be done, but it’s not a straight one-to-one translation. Adjustments must be made: content, learner situation, format, and more. Here are five best practices for making those adjustments!

Five Essential Skills for Virtual Classroom Facilitators by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Conducting training in a virtual classroom requires honing five key competencies that help facilitators engage. “It’s Professional Development Virtual ClassroomsIt’s not lecturing; it’s not presenting. You’re facilitating,” said eLearning consultant Cindy Huggett.

10 Virtual Classroom Team Teaching Tips: The Instructional Producer

InSync Training

She managed so much more than the technology; she acted as my instructional partner, and convinced our client that she needed to add producers to her virtual learning team. A producer can help transform virtual training into trouble-free, fast moving, interactive events that keep learners involved and the facilitator on track. Virtual Classroom-Production Last week I delivered a one-hour webinar to a global group of 100+ learning professionals for a client.

Part 5: 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 implementation.

The Keys to Engaging Virtual Classroom Training? Planning, Design—and Channeling Oprah by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Design Strategies Training Strategies Virtual ClassroomsBeing a great presenter is only the beginning of what an instructor needs to engage learners online. The ability to build. rapport with an audience you can’t see is essential.

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.

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.

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

Design Tips for Flipping the Virtual Classroom by Diana L. Howles

Learning Solutions Magazine

Most virtual classrooms attempt to replicate live classroom lectures, which are known to be one of the least effective. The flipped classroom—converting lecture content into self-paced tutorials and reserving classroom. Here’s how to apply this idea to the virtual classroom. Blended Learning Design Strategies Training Strategies Virtual Classrooms

The Modern Virtual Classroom Is Global, Mobile, and Social

ATD Learning Technologies

Trends in business and training include globalization, mobility, and social networking. By establishing a foundation of knowledge and skills in these areas, training professionals can get ahead of the trends and create core practices in their organizations.

Part 1: 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 implementation.

5 Reasons Facilitators Keep Virtual Training Class Size Small

InSync Training

I recently posted a blog concerning the optimal class size for virtual training. I wanted to share more than my personal opinion, so I asked members of our Facebook Virtual Classroom Community of Practice what they thought.

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.