Six ingredients for the successful virtual classroom

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Imagine you’ve just run your first virtual classroom session. Many of us will have experienced doubts like this when we first use a virtual classroom but there’s nothing inherent in the medium that means you can’t be really engaging and productive.

What are the Biggest Virtual Classroom Tool Challenges? Experts Say.

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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.”

Virtual Classroom Producer Haiku

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Being creative helps keep virtual classroom producers engaged. Virtual Classroom-Production Just For Fun It''s Friday - time for lighter fare. Producing overnight shifts provides a lot of time for reflection.and often entertainment.

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: 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

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.

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

Path to Virtual Classroom Production

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We chatted with one of our expert virtual learning producers about the journey that lead her to InSync and how her HR background translates to virtual learning.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What is a virtual classroom?

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Online Training Teaching Online Virtual Classroom virtual classroom softwareIn just the last generation, networked computers, data analysis, internet, social media, cloud computing and other emerging technologies have transformed the fields of education and training.

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

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.

Part 1: 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 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

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.

Creating a Culture of Accountability in the Virtual Classroom

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The virtual classroom has a lot of advantages. Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom - Facilitation 50 Modern Blended Learning BlogsWe can create a learning environment which promotes interactivity and collaboration among learners. We can deliver a lesson to remote learners with minimal delivery costs. We can easily engage subject matter experts in the learning process.

Part 6: 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.

Part 5: 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.

How are Virtual Classroom APIs revolutionizing eLearning?

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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

5 Ways to Maximize The Virtual Classroom Instructional Partnership

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Success in the modern virtual classroom is not dependent on the technology, rather, success is dependent on the strength of the relationships between all members of the instructional partnership. Virtual Classroom Producer 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs

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

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

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.

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.

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.

The True Story of a Virtual Classroom Meltdown!

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Picture it: You’re a veteran virtual learning producer. Virtual Classroom - ProductionYou’ve arrived forty-five minutes ahead of a session, you’re well prepared…and everything goes wrong. Do you panic? Or do you put all your skills to good use? InSync Training’s veteran producer Kathy Piazza managed to keep her cool in a high-pressure producing situation, and managed to keep the session moving and the learners on track.

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