An interaction is about two or more people communication. It’s all about a response from or discussion with attendees. In live online learning sessions this would be via the platform you are using to connect (Zoom, Webex, Teams, Connect etc) and using the tools available to you. This could be a closed question with a... Continue Reading →
I have a free live online facilitator guide template, or lesson plan, that you can download and use for your webinar and virtual classroom planning and delivery. In this blog post I am going to look through the history of my lesson plans over the years, to highlight the good practice and different options available... Continue Reading →
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 →
When using webinars and virtual classrooms, a natural area to focus on is the technology platform. People need time to learn how to show slides and whiteboards, to unmute microphones and more. After that a facilitator can move on to focus on the skills of just how to deliver an amazing live online session. ATD’s... Continue Reading →
It was an honour to be interviewed by Issy Nancarrow, of Nancarrow Partnerships, at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference. I spoke about how important engagement is in virtual classrooms, as well as the importance of good design for live online sessions and that online facilitation is a new skill to master.
I've written some articles about live online facilitation recently and thought I'd share with you, either for your own reference or perhaps might help with colleagues, managers and clients: From the Corporate Learning Consortium, what is live online learning: http://www.elearningconsortium.com/what-is-live-online-learning/ From Training Journal, how to facilitate a group you can't see: https://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/feature/group-you-cannot-see From Learning... Continue Reading →