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March 22 – 24, 2017 Orlando, FL

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LS103 Virtual Training 2020: What to Expect and How to Prepare

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Wednesday, March 22

Virtual Classroom

Narcissus/Orange Blossom

Are your virtual classes stagnant? Do you find you’re using the same tools—polling, whiteboards, chat—that you've used for years? Are your participants multitasking, despite your efforts to draw them in? Do you want to find new ways to engage your audience? If you need to shake up your approach to virtual classrooms, then why not look to the future and consider how new technologies and new mindsets will influence your virtual training's effectiveness?

In this session, you'll learn what's next on the horizon for virtual training, including the latest trends impacting it and how to prepare yourself and your organization for what's coming down the road. You’ll examine several interesting developments, including the implications of mobile devices for live online learning, the move towards short live learning snippets, and the impact of virtual and augmented reality on live online classes. By the end of this session you’ll leave with tangible ideas that can be immediately applied to help keep you in the know and ready for virtual training 2020!

In this session, you will learn:

  • The latest trends in live online learning
  • The impact of mobile devices on virtual training effectiveness
  • How to apply lessons from virtual and augmented reality to your virtual training programs
  • How to prepare yourself and your organization for future virtual training initiatives

Novice to advanced designers, developers, and managers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Mobile devices.

Cindy Huggett

Principal Consultant

Cindy Huggett Consulting

Cindy Huggett, the principal consultant at Cindy Huggett Consulting, is a speaker, instructional designer, classroom facilitator, and author who specializes in technology, leadership, and learning. Cindy has published three books on virtual training: Virtual Training Tools and Templates: An Action Guide to Live Online Learning (2017), The Virtual Training Guidebook: How to Design, Deliver, and Implement Live Online Learning (2014), and Virtual Training Basics, 2nd ed. (2018). She helps organizations and training professionals move to the virtual classroom. Cindy is a past member of the ATD National Board of Directors and was one of the first to earn the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation.

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