Virtual Classroom - “BUT it’s not the same as face to face is it?” How would we be communicating now if someone had told Alexander Bell that speaking on a telephone would never replace speaking face to face?
Learning – Developing Skills Knowledge Process Application Live Session – 8 hours Post eventF2 Teach Knowledge in classF Live Session – 2 hoursVC Knowledge via pre-work
Chunking LearningGeorge A. Miller, The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on our Capacity forProcessing Information
What is a flipped classroom? Use classroom time to lecture Provide knowledge Limited practice time Leaves learner “hanging”Knowledge is gained through pre-workUse classroom time to practiceEmbed the knowledgeLimited lecture
The Flipped Classroom - BenefitsWhat are some benefits of this method? Able to spend more time role playing or running scenarios where the learning transfers into ‘real world’ A means to INCREASE interaction and personalised contact time between participants and facilitators. Creates a collaborative learning environment in the classroom where all participants are engaged in their learning.
So what does that mean for us in the virtualclassroom?Facilitator ProducerMore a change of approach Monitoring and supportingthan new skills pre-workLet go of the learning a little – Keeping participants connectedbut correct misunderstanding to the learning on curriculumHelp learner embed the learning More active role in collaborativethrough scenario’s and role exercisesplays
So what does that mean for us in the virtualclassroom?Instructional Designer Participants Manager’sNeed to create pre-work and tie Promote and communicatein to main content critical need for pre-workEnsure full suite of resources Support participants by allowingare available to participants and “time” to complete pre-workfacilitation team during work timeCommunication for programmeneeds to be clearer
So what does that mean for us in the virtualclassroom?ParticipantsBe responsible for ensuring completion of pre-workAccountabilityMore engaged in learning
Changing the Culture Communicate clearly Don’t reteach – not got time to! Make the pieces reliant on each other
5 Keys to successFlipping the virtual classroom needs strong objectivesand designDesigners need to create both asynchronous andsynchronous contentTrainers need to move from ‘Sage-on-Stage’ to ‘Guide-on-side’Participants need to come to session preparedManagers need to support learners to learn
Certification Programmes•Online Instruction•Facilitating, Designing and Producing Online EventsInstructional Design• Assist moving traditional classroom content online• Facilitation Guides, Participant Materials, Slide DecksGo-Live Support• Facilitation• Production firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.insynctraining.com Twitter @insynceu
These slides are from the webinar hosted by GoToTraining on February 12, 2013. A copy of the on-demand recording can be accessed via this link: http://bit.ly/FlipVirtualGoToTraining online training software lets you hold interactivetraining sessions with up to 200 people – right from your desk. • Reach more trainees across the globe and reduce travel costs • Make tests and materials available online • Employ trainers and subject matter experts in any location • Increase revenue with option to charge for training Try GoToTraining for free gototraining.co.uk email@example.com