virtual classroom design

5 Habits of Highly Effective Virtual Classroom Facilitators

May 18, 2015

The demand for training delivered via live virtual classroom continues to grow. How can facilitators ensure this type of distance learning is effective and get learners eager for more? Here are five things you can do to become a better live virtual classroom facilitator: 1. Master Your Virtual Classroom Application In order to develop interactive […]

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Essential Reading for Virtual Classroom Training

September 8, 2014

I recently finished writing my book,┬áThe Successful Virtual Classroom, and in the course of researching the book I drew upon many resources. Below are some of the books I recommend if you are interested in learning more about virtual classroom training, or building skills in a specific area. Presentation Skills: If you want to learn […]

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6 Questions You Should Ask Before Designing Virtual Classroom Training

July 31, 2014

Often when someone comes to me with questions about how they should design content and interactivity for training delivered in the live virtual classroom, my answer is “it depends.” Much to their disappointment, there is no simple response.  There are, however, several key factors that influence how participants will engage with your content, your facilitators […]

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Icebreakers for the Live Virtual Classroom

May 1, 2012

Most trainers understand the importance of beginning a training session with an icebreaker to get participants warmed up and ready to learn. Icebreakers in the virtual classroom serve an important dual purpose of not only warming up participants, but also getting participants comfortable with the interactive tools in the classroom. Icebreakers in the virtual classroom […]

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