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Live and Online

Live and Online Author Jennifer Hofmann
ISBN-10 0787969788
Release 2004-02-26
Pages 224
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Live and Online! offers the key to designing effective interactions for the synchronous classroom. This ensures that participants have ample opportunity to collaborate and interact, which in turn helps them to successfully learn online. Author Jennifer Hofmann explains the use of powerful synchronous tools—Whiteboard, Chat, Breakout Room, Application Sharing, and Synchronized Web Browsing—provides sample exercises for each tool, and offers advice on how each tool fits into the instructional landscape. At the end of each exercise there is space provided for notes and suggestions on how to customize the interaction for specific projects. The companion CD-ROM contains sample graphics, leader guide pages that support the exercises, and templates for creating leader and participant materials and interactive plans.

Designing for the Virtual Classroom

Designing for the Virtual Classroom Author Wendy Gates Corbett
ISBN-10 9781562866020
Release 2009
Pages 16
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The use of synchronous online training is growing rapidly. Don't get left behind! This issue teaches the basics of designing for the virtual classroom. You will learn how to use the ADDIE model to design synchronous online learning, select activities that maximize participant engagement, and determine the best structure and flow to virtual training events.

The New Virtual Classroom

The New Virtual Classroom Author Ruth C. Clark
ISBN-10 0787995029
Release 2007-03-22
Pages 304
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The New Virtual Classroom draws on the most current research in multimedia learning as well as practitioner experience to show how to effectively harness the power of the virtual classroom. Written by Ruth Clark, co-author of the best selling e-Learning & the Science of Instruction, and Ann Kwinn¾recognized experts in instructional design and workforce learning, this important resource includes guidelines, research, and illustrative examples that clearly show how to leverage the powerful instructional features in the new virtual classroom.

Live Online Learning

Live Online Learning Author Sarah Cornelius
ISBN-10 9781137328762
Release 2014-05-07
Pages 200
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Equips new and experienced educators with the skills required to succeed in live online learning. Based on years of experience and research, the authors offer best practice guidelines and practical resources. A life saver for anyone wishing to develop creative, innovative teaching methods to provide great online experiences for their learners.

Virtual Training Tools and Templates

Virtual Training Tools and Templates Author Cindy Huggett
ISBN-10 9781562865764
Release 2017-06-27
Pages 256
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Are your virtual training tools ready for a tune-up? You've discovered the best way to reach remote audiences without boarding a single plane. And you've learned that an effective virtual training program is relatively short, highly relevant, and extremely engaging. Now you need the tried-and-true tools that will make your next program an all-out success. Virtual Training Tools and Templates: An Action Guide to Live Online Learning offers proven resources for delivering top-notch virtual training programs. Make expert trainer Cindy Huggett's professional array of virtual tools your own, and discover new perspectives from a range of training trailblazers. You'll find their real-world lessons learned and get full access to their secrets of the trade. Starting with a simple four-step process (get started, get ready, get buy-in, and get going), Huggett helps you select the right technology, then offers detailed sections on how to design content, develop activities, and work with both facilitators and producers. And if you're wondering how to prepare participants and evaluate program results, Huggett does not disappoint. Follow along as she guides you with new and relevant tips, tools, and templates every step of the way. A virtual training pioneer, Huggett wrote this book for you---instructional designers, facilitating trainers, learning coordinators, and training managers. And she continues to experiment with creative techniques and hone her skills so you can jump in with confidence. This complete guide builds on the author's popular The Virtual Training Guidebook---use them together or on their own to delve into Huggett's holistic approach to virtual training.

Simple Effective Online Training Infoline

Simple  Effective Online Training  Infoline Author Cindy Huggett
ISBN-10 156286520X
Release 2007-12
Pages 16
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Simple Effective Online Training Infoline has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Simple Effective Online Training Infoline also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Simple Effective Online Training Infoline book for free.

Tailored Learning

Tailored Learning Author Jennifer Hofmann
ISBN-10 9781607282334
Release 2009-05
Pages 216
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In Tailored Learning: Design the Blend That Fits, learn about the pros and cons of various training options in the context of a detailed case study that follows a design team (you and the authors) through the development of a blended learning solution for ABC Company. From examining the organization's business goals and training needs, through considering individual objectives and managerial considerations, this real-life example walks you through the process of selecting an ideal combination of training options for a specific scenario.

The Successful Virtual Classroom

The Successful Virtual Classroom Author Darlene Christopher
ISBN-10 9780814434291
Release 2014-10-09
Pages 224
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Virtual training gives learning professionals unprecedented flexibility, making it possible to reach participants globally and unite physically dispersed teams. But designers and facilitators must adapt their programs and delivery styles in order to be effective in this new medium. The Successful Virtual Classroom goes beyond introducing the technology, to offer trainers proven techniques tailored specifically to engage live online audiences. Packed with easy-to-use tools, checklists, and worksheets—as well as case studies from Oracle, UPS, and more—the book introduces the PREP model for planning, rehearsing, executing, and then conducting a post mortem following the training event. Readers will learn how to: Make the most of virtual classroom features such as content and screen sharing,annotation tools, polls, and breakout rooms • Weave chat responses into the discussion • Compensate for the absence of body language • Monitor feedback • Engage individuals with different learning styles • Encourage audience contribution • Meet the unique needs of global participants • And more Featuring icebreakers and interactive exercises designed for an online environment, this book helps readers create programs that truly drive learner engagement.

Blended Learning

Blended Learning Author Jennifer Hofmann
ISBN-10 9781562861070
Release 2018-02-27
Pages 208
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Today, All Learning Is Blended Learning Modern learning audiences want flexibility and personalization—development on their terms. They need a blended approach to learning that lets them grow their skills and knowledge where they actually perform their work. When designed and implemented effectively, blended learning can breathe life back into your talent development offerings. Blended Learning is packed with easy-to-apply techniques to ensure your blended learning program is a success. Learning expert Jennifer Hofmann combines the latest findings in adult learning with her time-tested best practices to deliver powerful results. Pro tips, resources, and tools included throughout help you quickly locate concepts and ideas to plan, design, implement, and evaluate a blended campaign. This book delivers. When it comes to blended learning, discover what works. Blended Learning is part of an ATD series, What Works in Talent Development, which addresses the most critical topics facing today’s talent development practitioners. Each book in the series is written for trainers, by trainers, and offers an examination of core subject matter and a defined way to solve real issues.

Interact and Engage

Interact and Engage Author Kassy LaBorie
ISBN-10 9781607282778
Release 2015-09-14
Pages 232
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Convince your online participants to tune in—and get them to interact and engage. Virtual classroom training is here to stay, and web and video conferencing is close to ubiquitous. Interact and Engage! offers proven strategies for captivating your live online audience. With more than 50 activities ranging from openers and icebreakers to closers, instructional design experts Kassy LaBorie and Tom Stone present a framework for igniting online training programs, meetings, and webinars. Engaging online audiences can be difficult. This is true for novice instructional designers and facilitators—and for experienced ones. Learn how to break the mold of static lecture-style online training that drives participants to multitask or, worse, tune out. LaBorie and Stone cover all the steps necessary to remedy poor online training experiences and ensure that what you teach sticks. In this book you will: Explore the popular delivery platforms (Adobe Connect and WebEx Training Center) inside and out, backwards and forwards, and upside down. Discover how to start events off right and bring them to a fitting end, while achieving the event’s goals in the middle. Delve into what facilitators and producers need to do before, during, and after an activity.

The Synchronous Trainer s Survival Guide

The Synchronous Trainer s Survival Guide Author Jennifer Hofmann
ISBN-10 0787971766
Release 2003-08-05
Pages 160
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The Synchronous Trainer's Survival Guide is a hands-on resource for enhancing your real-time e-learning sessions. Written by Jennifer Hofmann, a synchronous training leader, it is the first and only book focusing solely on this emerging training method. If you're new to synchronous training, everything you need to know is right here. If you're a seasoned pro the practical tips, tools, and customizable templates in this book will ensure the success of your online training courses, meetings, and events.

Webinars with WOW Factor

Webinars with WOW Factor Author Becky Pike Pluth
ISBN-10 0979410312
Release 2010
Pages 180
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As our workforce is distributed, our learning and training must also go virtual. Becky's book provides the tools to design and deliver webinars the right wayûinteractive, creative, and engaging. Using these tools, you can match the learning that takes place in an instructor-led, participant-centered classroom.-ELLIOTT MASIE CHAIR, THE LEARNING CONSORTIUM Death by webinar is rapidly replacing death by PowerPoint! But it doesn't have to. Make webinars effective and engaging! Teaching online is a different animalùrequiring different skills and a different energyùthat completely exposes any weaknesses in your material and preparation. Don't get caught with your training pants down! Budget cuts and a business focus on everything "green" makes human resource training via webinars a really attractive optionùif you can do it effectively. Here is the resource you NEED for designing and delivering training that justifies your investment and gets the job done WELL. In this book, you will discover the answers to: -What are the top sins of webinars? How can I avoid them? -Can I connect with learners online? How? -What are best practices for webinar design, execution and follow-up? -What tips can I use to energize my audience? -How can I make a powerful impact with my slide design? -How do I use the basic webinar software tools to best advantage? -What activities can I use to ensure participant involvement? -What techniques can I implement to make the webinar enjoyable for both host and participant? -How do I increase retention of the training material? Implementing these techniques and activities are guaranteed to better prepare you to involve your participants, maize your training memorable and ensure participant action planning.

Virtual Teamwork

Virtual Teamwork Author Robert Ubell
ISBN-10 1118024060
Release 2010-11-09
Pages 268
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"This book, by Robert Ubell and his excellent team of collaborators, adds an important dimension to effective teaching and learning in online environments. It addresses how interaction and collaboration online can be effectively harnessed in virtual teams. It is an important contribution to the larger field of Internet-based education." —Frank Mayadas, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation How to create and manage highly successful teams online With the advent of the global economy and high-speed Internet, online collaboration is fast becoming the norm in education and industry. This book takes online collaboration to the next level, showing how you can bolster online learning and business performance with the innovative use of virtual teams. Written by a team of experts headed by online learning pioneer Robert Ubell, Virtual Teamwork covers best practices for online instruction and team learning, reveals proven techniques for managing enterprise and global virtual teams, and helps you choose the best communication tools for the job. Educators, project managers, and anyone involved in teaching online courses or creating online programs will find a wealth of tips and techniques for building and managing successful virtual teams, including guidance for: Integrating team instruction in the virtual classroom Using best techniques for team interaction across borders and time zones Structuring cost-effective, competitive projects that work Leveraging leadership, mentoring, and conflict management in virtual teams Conducting testing, grading, and peer- and self-assessment online Managing corporate, global, and engineering virtual teams Choosing the right technologies for effective collaboration

Great Webinars

Great Webinars Author Cynthia Clay
ISBN-10 9781118230510
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 240
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Great Webinars "Great Webinars provides a profoundly practical and easy-to-follow template for creating and facilitating stimulating webinars that engage learners as active participants, while creating the kind of energetic 'buzz' that is the hallmark of successful learning experiences. The book is sure to benefit both seasoned instructors and subject matter experts who are new to teaching. I sure wish this book had existed when I began conducting webinars back in the mid 1990s."—Carol Willett, former chief learning officer, US Government Accountability Office "Not only has Cindy Clay put the adult learning principles into practice, she has created an approach to the design, development and delivery of a virtual workshop that is potentially more engaging than being face-to-face. Great Webinars captures all the essentials to creating a great on-line learning experience. . . . Thanks to the lessons learned in this book, we can now move full speed ahead with our e-learning strategy and I can now feel confident we will be teaching versus simply reaching our customers."—Karen Pacent, director, Learning and Leadership Development, United States Tennis Association "Great Webinars is written in a smart, authentic, practical, sassy, and easy-to-follow way. It reminds us to bring our participants' experience front and center if we want them to be enthralled, and the learning environment to be enriched. Cynthia Clay lets her own students tell us what is wrong with the current use of webinars and then proceeds to teach us how to build 'em better. It's like having her sit beside you saying, 'Don't worry . . . I'll get you there.' And she does."—Beverly Kaye, founder/CEO, Career Systems International; coauthor, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em and Getting Good People to Stay

Creating the Virtual Classroom

Creating the Virtual Classroom Author Lynnette R. Porter
ISBN-10 UOM:39015041355093
Release 1997-04-21
Pages 288
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Whether it's simply a class on telecommunications and education, a full-blown M.B.A. degree program, or something in between, today's technology has vast implications for the educational community. Creating the Virtual Classroom gets right down to the real issues of the design and management of distance learning programs -giving practical advice on putting together effective courses and programs. You'll find out how to propose, plan, and fund a distance learning program for any level from kindergarten through college. You'll learn all of the techniques you'll need to evaluate and advertise your program. There's in-depth coverage of all the latest technologies, including the Internet and the Web, as well as an illuminating chapter on reconceptualizing education and training through distance learning. Special appendices offer up-to-date information about newsgroups and mailing lists, instructional Web sites, online resources for grants and proposals, and much more. The book features: * Comprehensive coverage of the various forms of distance learning from e-mail and online teleconferences to the World Wide Web * Sample checklists to make planning easier * Tips on advertising and promoting your distance learning program * Detailed advice on funding and grants * Course design considerations for an international audience

Virtual Training Basics 2nd Edition

Virtual Training Basics  2nd Edition Author Cindy Huggett
ISBN-10 9781947308657
Release 2018-04-10
Pages 216
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It’s a digital world; is your training up to speed? Build your virtual training skills with this new edition of Virtual Training Basics by Cindy Huggett. You don’t have to be a tech wizard to follow her tested and proven techniques for enhancing your virtual training design and delivery. E-learning has been around since the late 90s, but it continually evolves. Sometimes, it may seem impossible to keep up—but your learners need courses that they can take anywhere, organizations need to save money and time on travel, and everyone expects your material to be as current as possible. Take it back to the basics. Virtual Training Basics will get you started with the fundamentals of virtual training, and then build you up through design and facilitation, with updated material and two new chapters to cover the latest breakthroughs and skills you need to know. In this book, you will: · Get tips from a variety of seasoned virtual trainers. · Gain insight into the differences (and similarities) between facilitating in-person training and virtual training. · Understand the fundamentals of virtual training design. Whether you’re new to virtual training or looking for ways to update your existing skills, Virtual Training Basics, 2nd edition, will take you there.

Virtual Training Basics

Virtual Training Basics Author Cindy Huggett
ISBN-10 9781562867027
Release 2010-05-16
Pages 192
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Whether you're a first-time trainer or a seasoned classroom training professional, Virtual Training Basics provides the comprehensive resource you need to determine which venue to use and to deliver your training effectively. From learning about technology and software options, to getting set up and perfecting your delivery, this basic ""how-to"" book walks you through the process. You'll discover the differences between traditional and online learning methods, as well as how to: make the shift from classroom to virtual training; deal with long-distance communication issues; build effective teams without face-to-face meetings; become a competent multi-tasker and improve your performance; use your voice effectively and truly engage participants.