Assessing Virtual Classroom Facilitation

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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?

The Business Case for Virtual Classroom Producers

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Flipping the classroom marks a big step towards truly modern learning. Organizations, for a variety of reasons, have transitioned face-to-face training content to the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Production Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Producer

Tales from the Virtual Classroom Crypt

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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

In Celebration of Virtual Classroom Producers

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Happy Virtual Classroom Producer Day! They possess unparalleled superpowers – guiding learners through technical challenges, supporting facilitators as they deliver content, and helping achieve business goals in the modern classroom. Virtual Classroom - ProductionToday marks our second annual celebration of the behind-the-scenes wizards who ensure our live online sessions go off without a hitch.

Is the Virtual Classroom Right for Your Training?

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To be or not to be in the virtual classroom – that is the question, right? Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Best Practices Virtual Classroom - FacilitationWell, to find the answer for your training, take this quick quiz.

Virtually There: Gamifying Your Virtual Classroom

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As virtual classroom design techniques evolve, it is natural for organizations to want to include the newest design trends in their programs. With the very social/collaborative nature of the virtual classroom, it’s understandable that gamification of these designs seems such a good fit.

Size DOES Matter. in the Virtual Classroom

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In the virtual classroom, how many is too many? Feedback in the classroom largely focuses on the collaborative nature of the activities and the opportunity to be critiqued. Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom - Best Practices

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Chat

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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. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

Virtual Classroom Technical Producers Needed

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InSync Training is seeking Virtual Classroom Technical Producers that speak Chinese, Japanese, or Polish. Virtual Classroom-Production Experience with WebEx Training Center and Adobe Connect a plus.

Energize Virtual Classroom Participation

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If you’re an experienced virtual trainer, you know the frustrations of having participants distributed across the country or world. Unfortunately, in the vritual classroom, we lose all eye contact, body language, and the opportunity to tap dance.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Whiteboards

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Thanks to its versatility, the whiteboard is one of the most commonly used tools in the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Whiteboards

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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.

Get Real! Using the Virtual Classroom to Teach Authentically

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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.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Basics

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A working knowledge of the features of the online classroom will simplify the process of designing virtual and blended learning. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

Best Practices: Audio in the Virtual Classroom

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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.

Time Management in the Virtual Classroom

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Classroom facilitators benefit from participant body language. Adapting the presentation based on learner needs has become second nature in the classroom, and with depth of experiences comes comfort – classroom facilitators know how to stay on track and on schedule.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Breakout Rooms

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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.

Generating Genuine Collaboration in the Virtual Classroom

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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?

Virtually There: Virtual Classrooms, Blended Learning, Microlearning.

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The modern workplace learning environment is about creating experiences that are richly authentic and deliver content to learners in the right place—classroom, desktop computer, mobile device, or on the job—at the right time—formally scheduled or on-demand. (On-demand

Part 7: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

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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 Art of Design for the Virtual Classroom

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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

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Chat

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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.

Part 4: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

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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.

Virtually There: Creating the Mobile Virtual Classroom

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So, how does m-learning relate to the live virtual classroom? BYOD Mobile Virtual Classroom mLearning We need to focus on the differences in the mobile interface and the engagement techniques used to create interaction and collaboration on a mobile device.

Part 2: Managing Virtual Classroom Strategy Implementation Challenges

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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.

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.

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

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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. This integration is one of the most flexible, live virtual classroom solution.

The Role of Virtual Classrooms in Modern Blended Learning

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Initially, virtual classrooms supported a specific, logistical need: delivering content to a live audience in the different physical locations. Blended learning Virtual Classroom 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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

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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.

5 Virtual Classroom Hacks for Facilitators, Designers, And Producers

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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.

Types of Learner Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

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Recently, we looked at the two different types of learner engagement we can use in the virtual classroom: interaction and collaboration. Virtual Classroom Engagement

Virtual Classroom Implementation & Design: Frequently Asked Questions

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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

How to Anticipate and Alleviate Risk in the Virtual Classroom

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The virtual classroom, simply by virtue of having that layer of technology, does bring with it several risks that, as a facilitator and instructional designer, you need to be able to both anticipate and alleviate. Virtual Classroom - Facilitation Virtual Classroom-Production

Shorten The Virtual Classroom Adoption Curve: Start With New Hires

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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.

Virtually There: 6 Techniques That Make Your Virtual Classroom Social

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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.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Synchronized Web Browsing

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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. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos

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.

Virtual Classroom Tool Design Basics: Breakout Rooms

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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.

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.

Video - Virtual Classroom Tools: Application Sharing

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Application sharing is a popular and powerful, though underutilized feature in the virtual classroom. Virtual Classroom - Instructional Design InSync Videos