PREP model for the virtual classroom

PREP for Web Conferencing Success

October 24, 2009

With training budgets tightening everywhere, more organizations are turning to web conferencing to deliver training programs online to save money and time. According to the 2008 ASTD State of the Industry report, the percent of training hours devoted to live instructor-led online training is growing rapidly. Between 2006 and 2007, the amount of live instructor-led […]

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PREP Model for Web Conferencing: POST MORTEM

January 28, 2009

The final step of the four-step PREP model for web conferencing that I’ve been writing about for the last few days is the Post Mortem. The Post Mortem is simply a review of what you did. One component of the post mortem is an evaluation by participants (such as a level 1 online evaluation, at […]

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PREP Model for Web Conferencing: Execution

January 26, 2009

Over the last few days I’ve been writing about a four-step model for web conferencing known as the PREP Model. PREP stands for Planning, Rehearsal, Execution and Post Mortem. Today’s post elaborates on the Execution step. In the Execution step, you are ready for the formal launch of your training. By the time you reach […]

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PREP Model for Web Conferencing: REHEARSAL

January 24, 2009

If you’ve seen a Cirque du Soleil performance you can appreciate the amount of time the performers spent to get all of moving parts on the stage to synchronize flawlessly. Think about what you will need to do in order to ensure a smooth delivery so that even the very first time you deliver a […]

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PREP Model for Web Conferencing: PLANNING

January 16, 2009

Over the next few days, I’ll look at each of the four steps of the PREP (Planning, Rehearsal, Evaluation and Post Mortem) model for web conferencing. Step one is the planning you do to prepare for a web conference. Five areas are listed in the planning stage, beginning with task of learning the platform. I’ve […]

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PREP Model for Web Conferencing

January 14, 2009

Web conferences that require the most amount of time and effort are web conferences for formal events. Whether the purpose of your web conference is to teach college students irregular verbs in Spanish or to teach staff how to have a performance management conversation with their manager, there are core steps that all web conferences […]

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