Take Your Virtual Training Beyond the Screen

Over the course of eight sessions, you will learn from expert speakers who have accumulated years of experience training and teaching within the virtual space. You will walk away with new knowledge needed to apply practical approaches and available technologies for optimizing your own virtual classrooms.

DAY 1: August 4

Cindy Hugget

101: Facilitator Skills for the Modern Virtual Classroom

Cindy Huggett, Cindy Huggett Consulting

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT

Whether you are brand new to live online delivery or have been facilitating virtual events for years, in this session you’ll experience new facilitation techniques and ways to engage online audiences. From incorporating artificial intelligence tools to using next-generation polling and immersive whiteboards, you’ll learn new techniques to capture and maintain attention. Learn more.

Jennifer Hofmann

201: Scenario-based Learning in the Virtual Classroom

Jennifer Hofmann, InSync Training

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Adult learning principles state that adults learn best when content is relevant. So why do most virtual classroom lessons rely on lectures and slides? In this session, you'll learn one of the most effective ways to ensure learning sticks—by getting learners involved and using scenario-based learning design! Learn more.

Karen Hyder

301: Comparing and Contrasting Your Virtual Training Platform Options

Karen Hyder, Kaleidoscope Training and Consulting

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Choosing a virtual classroom platform? They are NOT created equal! Prepare to make an informed decision by learning the strengths and weaknesses of the most popular virtual instructor-led training platforms. In this software showcase session you’ll explore the nuances of features found in Zoom, Adobe Connect, and WebEx platforms to better understand how they work, how to leverage what’s available, and why you might choose one over another. Learn more.

Melissa Chambers

401: Applying Solid Design Principles to Face-to-Face Conversion

Melissa Chambers, MSC Consulting

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Crafting virtual classes requires more than just understanding how to create classroom or eLearning content; it takes a deeper understanding of the unique capabilities and drawbacks of this type of training. In this session you will learn how to successfully construct virtual learning experiences centered on the “3 T’s” of technology, timing, and talent, and how to assess your virtual classroom capabilities to select the optimal tool(s) for engagement. Learn more.

DAY 2: August 5

Karyn Gleeson

501: Managing, Producing, and Executing Online Events

Karyn Gleeson, The Learning Guild

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM PT

This session focuses on the management of online events, multiple facilitators, multiple producers, the production and execution on training day, and post-event activities. Whether you are a solo trainer or manage a team, you will learn strategies to better execute your online events. Learn more.

Kassy LaBorie

601: Better Breakouts: Stop the BO Stink!

Kassy LaBorie, Kassy LaBorie Consulting

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

Breakout room activities don't have to stink! In this session, you'll learn how to maximize this popular feature of virtual platforms using an instructional design approach. Through activity examples, facilitation demonstration, and group discussion on the why, how, and when of using the feature, you will learn to improve the effectiveness of your next training. Learn more.

Melissa Grey Satterfield

701: Virtual Mixology: Combining Active and Passive Tools for Maximum Learner Engagement

Melissa Grey Satterfield, Langevin Learning Services

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Are you seeking a new road map to combine passive and active tools in your virtual instructor-led training? In this session, you’ll learn how to effectively combine active tools (like chat and polls) with passive ones (like content sharing and video streaming) to encourage simultaneous interaction from your learners and when to include strategic opportunities for learners to share consecutively. Learn more.

Cynthia Clay

801: How to Improve Your Virtual Facilitation Style

Cynthia Clay, NetSpeed Learning Solutions

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PT

Who are you as a presenter? In this session we'll explore the strengths and weaknesses of six types, and recognize our own inner tendencies and how they influence things like our use of web cameras, our approaches to delivery, and the application of technology during training. Understanding these six delivery styles will help you to enhance your approach to virtual facilitation. Learn more.

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