Are webinar training sessions easy to deliver?

Whilst I really enjoy delivering classroom training and 1:1 coaching with individual clients, I can also see some great opportunities if I move into the world of webinar based training. I am used to designing and delivering classroom based training, so I thought I would have a reasonably easy transition into the world of becoming... Continue Reading →

Virtual classroom session structure

A lot of us know about how to plan, design and deliver a face to face training session. But what about a virtual classroom session? Here's a quick overview that might give you some ideas: Always teach the basic tools people need to interact, one at a time, as you need them. Usually this is... Continue Reading →

Face to face communication and the virtual classroom

This blog post details research about how our brains react to different types of communication and what this means for how we design and deliver virtual classroom training sessions. Through examining research that highlights the special nature and importance of face to face communication I make recommendations on how to achieve something similar in the... Continue Reading →

What sUX about L&D design? 

As part of the Modern Learning Leader Programme, Barbara Thompson delivered a webinar on UX. UX is "User Design" and encompases so many things, partly the visual elements, but in this case more about how things work, or can work better! History of UX from Wikipedia: The field of user experience design is a conceptual design discipline and has... Continue Reading →

Four classic mistakes made when creating virtual versions from face-to-face learning

In volatile and uncertain economic climates, it’s essential for businesses to leverage the latest technologies to adapt to client demands. For TMSDI, an international provider of psychometric profiling tools, a key component in staying VUCA-proof has been the introduction of webinars and virtual classrooms to cater for train-the-trainer accreditation sessions. Although our traditional “on the... Continue Reading →

Instructional design – reminder notes

As part of the Modern Learning Leader Programme, Ross Garner of Good Practice focused on “What is instructional design”. Right at the beginning Ross made sure that the focus of Instructional Design (ID) is on what the real problem is and making sure that the solutions are related to that. And Ross used Star Wars as... Continue Reading →

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