Virtual classrooms in numbers

How long should a virtual classroom session be? Half an hour, all day? How many people, six? 15? It's a challenge to know what is right. Often people ask me how many people should be in a virtual classroom. I recommend as few people as possible and the Lightbulb Moment virtual classroom courses I run... Continue Reading →

That webinar software is rubbish!

I was speaking with someone a while ago about live online learning. They were commenting on a webinar they had attended: there were some positives, which I love hearing, and some criticism, which is annoying as I want live online sessions to be received well. One point especially made me think. They said "the webinar... Continue Reading →

How not to sell a webinar platform

For reasons I won't bore you with, a client needed a Cisco WebEx Training Centre licence really quickly, within a couple of days, so that I could deliver some training for them. I always joke that there's no such thing as a training emergency... well this was more like training urgency! No problem, I thought,... Continue Reading →

What makes for effective use of webinars for learning? #LDinsight chat

Today the L&D Connect Twitter #LDinsight chat was about webinars. Sadly I missed it, but am catching up on the hashtag and thought I'd make some extra notes here to share too! The opening question was: https://twitter.com/LnDConnect/status/1043032328619155456 https://twitter.com/niallgavinuk/status/1043033225382096896 Great answer from Niall - in the first session of a course (or early sessions in the... Continue Reading →

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