The Pros and Cons of Working from Home as Part of a Remote Team

InSync Training

InSync Training operates under a thoroughly modern business model: the entire team works remotely! Many businesses are moving away from having dedicated office space in their facilities for team members to work in. Virtual Work Virtual Teams

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Online Collaboration for Your Teams


Collaboration within an eLearning team is essential to a successful eLearning project. Although eLearning development requires team work, several team members work in isolation to focus better. An eLearning team is a mix of diverse talents and skillsets.

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6 Steps To Forming Teams For eLearning


Team formation activities are vital to eLearning training for organizations. Almost all organizations require team formation within their eLearning programs. Teams are a linchpin of any organization. Activities need to be planned cleverly to minimize this time.

BYTE Session Recap - The Art & Science of Working Remotely

InSync Training

When asked what piqued their interest and their attendance, participants responded with a variety of reasons, such as: “I see this type of activity increasing and I want to be prepared.”. “I’m I’m looking for best practices for managing remote teams.”. “I’ve Virtual teams BYTE

Personal Learning Networks: For Ongoing Learning in a Connected World

ID Reflections

Distributed and dispersed teams are coming together for projects, and disbanding once the task is accomplished. I have recently joined the open section of #MSLOC 430 - a graduate course in the Master''s Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University.

10 Things You Should Know About Nano-Learning: Less Is More


We see workforces becoming more dispersed and virtual teams an acceptable norm. As learning and performance improvement consultants and developers, we see trends emerge across the landscape of our client base, despite vast differences in the products and services they offer.

Manage Remotely With Coordination, Not Control

CLO Magazine

Virtual working can be successful as long as a firm’s management and leadership style is aligned with the right values. While the study argued in favor of virtual work for call center workers, many jobs have less well-defined metrics — particularly those that rely on deeper expertise and creative problem solving. “Acting as one team is a core principle of our company and applies to all our teammates, regardless of where they work.”

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Adjusting our Attitude toward Gen-Y

CLO Magazine

Participating in these types of activities reinforces social skills as well as teaches the value of hard work. We all know that you cannot just walk on the field and get the starting position without working for it –- you practice and earn the spot by trying out for the team. Additionally, these activities require you to interact with a coach –- an adult –- whom you have to show respect in order gain your position on the team.

Table: Key Advantages of Serious Games/Immersive Learning Simulations

Kapp Notes

Games use a combination of entertainment and active learning principles to immerse players in learning environment (Bruner, 1962; Piaget, 1951; Malone, 1981; Csikszentmihalyi, 1990). Players become committed to the new virtual world in which they will learn and act. Players work together to accomplish tasks and goals as a virtual team. Players actively involved in manipulating avatars to accomplish goals. Recently I was asked a series of questions by a Ph.D.,

Disruption to the Continuing and Professional Development Situation

Your Training Edge

Our delivery is a ‘virtual classroom’ … a place where participants work together on virtual teams and projects. Creating inter-active conversations. Things are changing… faster than ever before.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity. Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010. How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? Teams (925). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more).

Book Review: Interact and Engage! by Kassy Laborie and Tom Stone

David Kelly

is a book written for the virtual instructors, producers, and facilitators of the world. The early portion of the book lays the foundation, exploring the world of virtual platforms and their use. Kassy Laborie Tom Stone Virtual Training

Don Bolen Agile Project Management for Elearning Dev #devlearn

Learning Visions

it’s a way to restart play in rugby – you pass it backwards to someone on your team. Do you have multiple scrum teams if you’re running a big project with multiple deliverables? If you’re a virtual team, try to figure out the best tools for you to use virtually.

Leadership and online multiplayer games

Clive on Learning

No more outward bound activities in the wilderness, no more constructing of Lego towers. Future leaders will stay at home to enter IBM's virtual leadership world from their PCs, constructing new empires for Big Blue and putting rivals such as Microsoft and Google in their place once and for all.

knowledge and Learning In The News - 7/27/2006

Big Dog, Little Dog

In Yahoo Groups, the discussion lists, 1% of the user population might start a group; 10% of the user population might participate actively, and actually author content, whether starting a thread or responding to a thread-in-progress; 100% of the user population benefits from the activities of the above groups. Building Better Virtual Teams - eLearn Magazine. July 27, 2006. Multi-tasking Adversely Affects Brain's Learning - Science Daily.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

In fact, I’ll be doing a virtual presentation around it as well. Some training will still be preferred face to face such as when team building or in-person soft skills are important, but 2009 will be the year when we realize that we should be justifying any in-person training.